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Synonyms for emphasis

special weight placed upon something considered important

Synonyms for emphasis

special importance or significance

intensity or forcefulness of expression

special and significant stress by means of position or repetition e

the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch)

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Their didactic, socially utilitarian emphases never slighted the imagination and "poesy," with its various communicative devices.
The emphases on symbols and ritual, and on personal sin as the source of unjust structures, translate into a more inward-looking pastoral mode.
Incorporating the new emphases described earlier also requires new ways of doing business.
I do so, however, with some regret, for such an emphasis, legitimated by practical considerations of context and available space, implicitly denies Ruoff and Ward's emphases on midtivocal radical inquiry and the transformation of traditional ways of thinking, not only about canon formation, but about the cultural and ideological assumptions underlying existing models of diversity.
Their emphases, though, lead them in quite different directions.