And yet consider the emphasis and timing of Kerry's statement.
But the emphasis was on smart and imaginative tactics and relentless follow-through.
(emphasis mine) This statement does not want to confront an uncomfortable situation: what to do when the data is not on your side.
And slapping his hands together for emphasis adds, “There is no time to go back home.”
But all three of these pieces are completely different in narrative, tone, and emphasis.
If the note itself is not new, there must at least be a newness of emphasis and insistence.
He agreed to attend, adding his own emphasis to the reason as stated.
Hyperbole is a natural exaggeration for the purpose of emphasis.
"I do not care much for your emphasis on the 'now,'" she declared, indignantly.
Such a method results not only in added clearness, but also in emphasis.
1570s, from Latin emphasis, from Greek emphasis "significance, indirect meaning," from emphainein "to present, show, indicate," from en "in" (see en- (2)) + phainein "to show" (see phantasm). In Greek and Latin, it developed a sense of "extra stress" given to a word or phrase in speech as a clue that it implies something more than literal meaning.