But the emphasis was on smart and imaginative tactics and relentless follow-through.
And slapping his hands together for emphasis adds, “There is no time to go back home.”
The emphasis on communications offers a very handy and acceptable excuse to presidents and their top aides.
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.