EMPHASIZE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of EMPHASIZE
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emphasize
 v.  stress; underscore; utter or pronounce with a particular stress of voice
Classic Sentence: (29 in 2 pages)
1  They not only admired her extravagantly, her high-spiritedness, her figure, her tiny hands and feet, her white skin, but they said so frequently, petting, hugging and kissing her to emphasize their loving words.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
2  This fleeting glimpse of her past served to emphasize the sense of aimlessness with which Lily at length turned toward home.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 11
3  Occasionally he would cease to remember it, and be about to emphasize an oath with a sweeping gesture.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 20
4  But the point I have insisted upon and now emphasize again, is that the best opinion of the South to-day is not the ruling opinion.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In IX
5  On the other hand, in the North the tendency is to emphasize the radicalism of the Negro.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In X
6  By and by, out of the stillness, little, scarcely perceptible noises began to emphasize themselves.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
7  Let us here emphasize one detail, he was not won over and was but little softened by all the solicitude and tenderness of his grandfather.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER II—MARIUS, EMERGING FROM CIVIL WAR, MAKES READY F...
8  Mrs. Trenor's words were moreover emphasized for her hearer by anxieties which she herself could scarcely guess.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 7
9  Their appearance confirmed the impression that the show had been staged regardless of expense, and emphasized its resemblance to one of those "costume-plays" in which the protagonists walk through the passions without displacing a drapery.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1
10  The sudden and brief flare of the match emphasized the darkness for a while.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XV
11  This din of musketry on the right, growing like a released genie of sound, expressed and emphasized the army's plight.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 16
12  This is the direct heritage of the South from the wasteful economies of the slave regime; but it was emphasized and brought to a crisis by the Emancipation of the slaves.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In VIII
13  In the great city churches the same tendency is noticeable and in many respects emphasized.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In X
14  Deep down below the slavery and servitude of the Negro people he saw their fatal weaknesses, which long years of mistreatment had emphasized.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In XII
15  About the time that we succeeded in burning our first kiln of bricks we began facing in an emphasized form the objection of the students to being taught to work.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter X.
Example Sentence: (24 in 2 pages)
1  You can use italics or capitals to emphasize a word in a piece of writing.
2  I must emphasize the fact that she is only a little girl.
3  She stabbed at the air with her finger to emphasize what she was saying.
4  Economists emphasize measurable quantities — the number of jobs, the per capita income.
5  All the arguments and counter-arguments serve to emphasize the controversy surrounding this disease.
6  The only reason to note this is to emphasize that Indians were a special case created by the peculiar history of the United States.
7  His speech emphasized the importance of attracting industry to the town.
8  He emphasized that he was speaking as a private citizen, not in any official capacity.
9  He emphasized how little was known about the disease.
10  He emphasized the need to maintain the status quo.
11  But it's also been emphasized that no major policy changes can be expected to come out of the meeting.
12  She emphasized that their plan would mean sacrifices and hard work.
13  It should be emphasized that this is only one possible explanation.
14  He emphasized the necessity of taking strong measures.
15  The black and white photographs emphasized her fine bone structure.