2 to state forcibly; emphasize or reinforce
3 a line underneath, esp. under written matter
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus
1 italicize, mark, rule a line under, underscore
2 accentuate, bring home, call or draw attention to, emphasize, give emphasis to, highlight, point up, stress
2 gloss over, make light of, minimize, play down, soft-pedal (informal) underrate
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