EMPHASIS's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of emphasis
n. special attention or effort directed toward something; stress
They also said that there was too much emphasis placed on protecting the liberty of individuals at the expense of broader social justice.
Sentence in Classic:
He went on talking in this way in French, uttering only those words in Russian on which he wished to put a contemptuous emphasis.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
But Peggotty said, with greater emphasis than usual, that we must take things as we found them, and that, for her part, she was proud to call herself a Yarmouth Bloater.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
She uttered the word with an eager look, and with strong emphasis, and with a weird smile that had a kind of boast in it.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
These only chanced to be heard, indeed, or account of their being very frequently repeated with great emphasis.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
He looked as calm as though he were discussing the weather, and his smooth drawl fell on her ears with no particular emphasis.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
The magistrate laid emphasis on these words, as if he wished to apply them to the owner himself, while his eyes seemed to plunge into the heart of one who, interceding for another, had himself need of indulgence.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
Here are words which, uttered, or rather thundered, with proper emphasis, and in measured time, shall quiet the most unruly temper:.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
In the brook, again, was the fantastic beauty of the image, with its reflected frown, its pointed finger, and imperious gesture, giving emphasis to the aspect of little Pearl.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne Context
And now what I have briefly sketched in large outline let me on coming pages tell again in many ways, with loving emphasis and deeper detail, that men may listen to the striving in the souls of black folk.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context
When she found out that I had some inclination in this direction, she gave me private lessons in the matter of breathing, emphasis, and articulation.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington Context