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emphasize

verb

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1 to indicate the importance of by centering attention on
  • supermarket tabloids that emphasize sensational news stories

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2 to make more apparent
  • that huge belt buckle only emphasizes his big gut

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The first known use of emphasize was in 1793

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“Emphasize.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/emphasize. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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