Sentence Examples


  • To emphasize his words, he lifted her hand and placed it over his heart.
  • It was unclear if the gesture was a token of affection or made to emphasize a point in her animated conversation.
  • He held her for a few seconds longer to emphasize that he only let her go because he wanted to.
  • The chroniclers emphasize the fact that this king was not of royal descent.
  • Modern theories date from the 18th century, when the humanitarian movement began to teach the dignity of the individual and to emphasize his rationality and responsibility.