stress, accentuate, underline, underscore, highlight, feature, spotlight, dramatize, pronounce, enunciate, articulate, accent, point up, point out, bring out, punctuate, play up, speak up, call attention to, reiterate, repeat, insist, maintain, impress, affirm, enlarge, indicate, italicize, lay stress on, make clear, labor the point, belabor, rub in*, pound into one's head*, drum into one's head*, make much of, make a fuss about*.
To accord emphasis to:accent, accentuate, feature, highlight, italicize, play up, point up, stress, underline, underscore. See important Roget's II The New Thesaurus Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.