|part of speech:
||emphasized, emphasizes, emphasizing
||to give greater strength or importance to; stress.
She said she would never break her promise, and she emphasized the word "never."In his speech, he emphasized the need for caution and restraint.The photograph emphasized the background rather than the foreground.
- de-emphasize, soft-pedal, underplay
- similar words:
- accent, make much of, point, stress, underscore
||exaggerate, feature, insist, phrase, weight