overemphasise

overemphasize

[oh-ver-em-fuh-sahyz]
verb (used with object), overemphasized, overemphasizing.
1.
to emphasize excessively.
verb (used without object), overemphasized, overemphasizing.
2.
to use excessive emphasis.
Also, especially British, overemphasise.


Origin:
1900–05; over- + emphasize

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overemphasize or overemphasise (ˌəʊvərˈɛmfəˌsaɪz)
 
vb
to give excessive emphasis or prominence to (something)
 
overemphasise or overemphasise
 
vb
 
over'emphasis or overemphasise
 
n

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