Examples of emphasize in a Sentence
supermarket tabloids that emphasize sensational news stories
that huge belt buckle only emphasizes his big gut
Recent Examples of emphasize from the Web
McGee in the past has said workers should get the pensions they’ve been promised and emphasized that the state board doesn’t have the authority to make plan changes.
This year's Great Lakes USA marketing campaign features a music theme, emphasizing the blues in Chicago, Motown in Detroit and the Rock Hall in Cleveland.
Republican congressman serving Illinois who emphasized consultation and civility as House leader from 1981 to 1995 before making way for Newt Gingrich and a more combative approach to governing.
The exhibit boasts more than 200 paintings, drawings, books and furnishings that highlight Charles II’s efforts to transform his court into a hub of artistic patronage and emphasize his status as the rightful king of England and Scotland.
Rechristened as Quayside, the neighborhood will be carpeted with sensors; road design will prioritize pedestrians, cyclists, and self-driving cars; and construction will emphasize prefabricated structures built with eco-friendly timber and plastic.
The Frankfort Park District will host a Little Dribblers program, open to kids in grades one and two, Saturdays from Jan. 6 to Feb. 24 at Founders Community Center, 140 Oak St. The program will emphasize fundamentals.
The defense said the instruction improperly emphasized the cost of re-trying the case.
Many diet experts suggest de-emphasizing a daily weigh-in figure.
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First Known Use of emphasize
Synonymsaccent, accentuate, feature, foreground, highlight, illuminate, play up, point (up), press, punctuate, stress, bear down on, make much of
Antonymsde-emphasize, play down
Related Wordsfocus, identify, pinpoint, spotlight; advertise, boost, plug, promote, publicize; overplay
Near Antonymstone (down), underemphasize, understate; belittle, discount, disparage, minimize
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