verb (used with object), em·pha·sized, em·pha·siz·ing.
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She seemed to be purposely emphasising the selfish part of her dissatisfaction out of a kind of reckless defiance.Robin Redbreast|Mary Louisa Molesworth
A few explanatory words were thrown in, emphasising the highly artistic nature of the Punch and Judy entertainment.Black Rock|Ralph Connor
But attention has now to be directed to the necessity of emphasising the reality of spirit.An Interpretation of Rudolf Eucken's Philosophy|W. Tudor Jones
Then he drew his chair closer to hers, and emphasising his points with his long forefinger against the palm of his hand, began.Thirty|Howard Vincent O'Brien
The corrugations add to the strength of the device, the wood fibres closing around them, age and rust but emphasising their grip.Woodwork Joints|William Fairham