verb (used with object), em·pha·sized, em·pha·siz·ing.
Examples from the Web for emphasizing
He might well have learned some Hebrew, emphasizing his firm Jewish identity.The History Behind Benjamin Netanyahu and Pope Francis’s Awkward Jesus Moment|Jay Parini|June 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) agreed with this approach, emphasizing that we need to have “an orderly administration of US debt.”Senate Raises Debt Ceiling After GOP 'Dysfunction'|Ben Jacobs|February 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He shared his secrets about relapse and sobriety with Oprah, emphasizing persistence and perseverance.Lindsay Lohan Comes Clean to Oprah & More Addiction Tell-Alls (Video)|Natasha Bach, Samantha Guff|August 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Of course, like every other country, tourism is promoted by emphasizing the positive.
Hartman came to Israel to reshape and rethink Jewish peoplehood, emphasizing modernity and its place in religion.
"I did it too late," he said, emphasizing the point which served for Jewdwine's vindication.The Divine Fire|May Sinclair
Bousset, on the other hand, emphasizing "the many," thinks that Paul was the first to give the full reach to the thought.The Christian Faith Under Modern Searchlights|William Hallock Johnson
"Good kid, too," added Dr. Surtaine, emphasizing the adjective.The Clarion|Samuel Hopkins Adams
"Seven," said Edward, promptly, emphasizing the last syllable.The Dwelling Place of Light, Complete|Winston Churchill
A most encouraging achievement was realized, a few months ago, emphasizing to the utmost the unity of purpose of the Allies.England, Canada and the Great War|Louis-Georges Desjardins