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emphasizes

verb
present tense third-person singular of emphasize

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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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“Emphasizes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/emphasizes. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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