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Synonyms for emphasizing

the act of giving special importance or significance to something

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By choosing a high vantage point to shoot down on the job, I am able to tell a construction story in human, rather than mechanical, terms, isolating and emphasizing the man, and relating him to his task.
Emphasizing that both former Gold Coast slaves and former American slaves held similar views on family, community, and property, Penningroth offers the Gold Coast example for comparative value rather than for advancing an argument about African cultural "survivals.
One key to this success was igniting the cadets' natural tendency to compete by emphasizing the competition aspect of the project.
At present, many environmental studies programs are located in Mexico City and southern states, far from the border, which many Mexicans call the "frontier," emphasizing its distance from the nation's academic and political resources.
Hooykaas in emphasizing Calvin's providentialism, which lay at the root of the new science's emphasis on observation and experiment, so clearly evident in Boerhaave's work.
20) Deceptive people often show deliberative, pensive displays, such as touching fingers to their chin or stroking their cheeks, as though they still are thinking about something, rather than emphasizing the point they are making.
Thiell concluded by emphasizing that several different RP options can work for each application, and new technology is being developed constantly.
The Westernized concept of seeing life span as emphasizing change, planning, and individual differences fits with the modern opportunities of rapid economic growth and social change in Taiwan.
Worse yet, some companies go out of their way to trick shoppers by emphasizing ingredients that are added in minuscule amounts or aren't there at all.
Bell textures the discussion further by focusing on other well-known typologies, contrasting the ritual styles between, for example, oral societies and literate ones, religions emphasizing orthopraxy and those that stress orthodoxy, and religious groups that may be distinguished as church, sect, and cult.
The data of visual culture--from cornflakes packaging to toys--are filtered through artistic conventio ns from Max Ernst to James Rosenquist emphasizing the particularities of art as a framework.
In emphasizing the value of knowledge as a business resource, knowledge management experts employ arguments about the ownership and importance of information that records managers have been using for decades.
The word beat occurs here eleven times in its various forms, thereby emphasizing the rhythmic qualities of the prose passage and establishing our recognition of the "silent beat" that coveys an opposite and concurring rhythm as well.
Weiss discussed the progress made in recent years in completing audits efficiently, emphasizing that joint planning between the IRS team and taxpayers provides a system where both parties win because issues are identified early, facts are gathered efficiently, and resolution or agreements to disagree proceed quickly.
Faced with such uncomfortable facts, War on Poverty proponents changed the subject, emphasizing the noble intentions of the effort or arguing that, in its absence, the situation would have been even worse.