He then began to read in a good round resonant voice, with clear enunciation and careful attention to his pauses and emphases.
Study it so sympathetically that you can follow its hints, and make its emphases.
These emphases in our defense planning have been made at my personal direction after long and thoughtful study.
That piles up all the emphases and all the climaxes and all the destinies into life here.
The variations and emphases that feeling may dictate can be done in the painting stage.
Its emphases vary according to my own indifferences and ignorance as well as according to my own sympathies and knowledge.
1570s, from Latin emphasis, from Greek emphasis "significance, indirect meaning," from emphainein "to present, show, indicate," from en "in" (see en- (2)) + phainein "to show" (see phantasm). In Greek and Latin, it developed a sense of "extra stress" given to a word or phrase in speech as a clue that it implies something more than literal meaning.