emphasized emphasized  /ˈɛm fə ˌsaɪzd/


  • (adj) spoken with emphasis



  1. When they emphasized the importance of money.
  2. Hitting Bush and McCain like a pro, he damned with faint praise, mocked with humor, and emphasized issues on which the Republicans are vulnerable.
  3. SGT M emphasized that detainee has choices and that detainee was responsible for his current condition.


  1. UW-Madison spine surgeon took part in 'selective reporting' of benefits, harms, review says

    A UW-Madison spine surgeon omitted a sterility risk in a report about a controversial bone substitute but emphasized a surgical benefit, even though both factors were not statistically significant, a new review says.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Wisconsin State Journal

  2. Christopher Dock graduates are reminded to live greatness

    In a commencement ceremony that emphasized the three main pillars of Christopher Dock Mennonite High School’s mission, the school graduated 84 students in the Class of 2013 June 8. Christopher Dock “seeks to ignite passion for learning, faith and life,” according to its website, and demonstrated so in this year’s ceremony.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Souderton Independent

  3. Cesare Prandelli moves closer to finding Italy's answer

    Ball retention in midfield is something that Prandelli has always emphasized with Italy, telling La Gazzetta dello Sport , "We have players of tremendous quality, especially in midfield, and we've built the side around their movement, around their possession."
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Philly.com


  1. "There is no doubt that Ms. Kagan possesses a first-rate intellect, but she is a surprising choice from a president who has emphasized the importance of understanding 'how the world works and how ordinary people live," Cornyn said in a statement.
    on May 10, 2010 By: John Cornyn Source: The BLT: Blog of Legal Times

  2. "I emphasized to her what an extraordinary race that she's run and said that there aren't too many people who understand exactly how hard she's been working," Obama said. "I'm one of 'em because she and I have been on this same journey...
    on Jun 2, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Boston Globe (registration)

  3. "In the conduct of monetary policy, as Chairman Bernanke has emphasized, we will act as needed to foster both price stability and full employment," Kohn said this morning in a speech to the Council on Foreign Relations.
    on Nov 28, 2007 By: Donald Kohn Source: CNBC

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