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  Definition of emphasis
  1. intensity or forcefulness of expression; "the vehemence of his denial"; "his emphasis on civil rights"
  2. the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch); "he put the stress on the wrong syllable"
  3. special and significant stress by means of position or repetition e.g.
  4. special importance or significance; "the red light gave the central figure increased emphasis"; "the room was decorated in shades of gray with distinctive red accents"
Similar Words: vehemence, stress, accent

 

Hyponyms: overemphasis, accentuation, tonic accent, pitch accent, word stress, word accent, sentence stress, topicalization, stress, focus

 

Derivational Morphology: stress, accent, accentuate, emphasize, emphasise, punctuate

 

 
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