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
Councilman Kwanza Hall emphasizes his work in weakening the city’s marijuana sentencing laws.
Since the 1990s, many psychologists have emphasized the importance of self-control to being persistent, Mokrova says.
The moment was reminiscent of Meyers’s 2016 fake Trump ban, in which the comedian pretended to bar the then presidential candidate from appearing on his show—which, Meyers emphasized, Trump never would have appeared on in the first place.
In fact, Anthem emphasizes rising drug utilization over higher drug prices when justifying its rate increase — an argument Consumers Union challenged as unusual.
Instead, Betts emphasizes Cathleen’s lesbian stirrings and the panic of Mother Superior (Melissa Leo), an always-angry martinet.
Schwartz could also emphasize the Eagles’ blitzing packages to flummox Beathard.
Tran and the other two captains — seniors Megan Chun and Carly Wetzel — pulled the team together after the score and emphasized staying patient with the ball.
Skiles continues, emphasizing the vital role nurses play in a patient and family’s recovery and spirits.
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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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