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underscoring

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a special notice or importance given to something
  • the underscoring we've given the play's local setting will hopefully increase ticket sales

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underscoring

verb
present participle of underscore

Synonyms & Antonyms of underscoring (Entry 2 of 2)

to make more apparent
  • a history of the Old West that underscores the role that pioneer women had in bringing order and stability to the wild frontier

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

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