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Word: underscore

Definition: underline; emphasize

Sentences Containing 'underscore'

"Boxer on the Wilderness" is a visual tone-poem that underscores some of the themes of The Wilderness and serves as a teaser/trailer to raise awareness for the feature, underscore Alexandra's skills as a director and, in addition, is designed to attract interest from investors.
Although the word "deadly" is used often to underscore the risks the crew face, alone out in the wild Antarctic seas – their own incompetence can seem the most frightening."
Chaco's suspected role as a regional center of pilgrimage, where priestly elites staged the ritual smashing of pots—which over time built up at least one hillock composed solely of shards—is thought to underscore this pattern.
During the height of the popularity of komiks-magazines, del Mundo and his colleagues formed an organization to oversee the komiks industry and to underscore the responsibility of this mass medium.
Garrison Forest has numerous traditions that speak to and underscore the school’s spirit.
However, when the U.S. ambassador to the state of "Eurasia" is assassinated while en route to the Eurasian State Department to discuss an earlier diplomatic incident, the President sends the navy across the Atlantic to underscore the U.S. demand for a formal apology.
In a major coup for RKO, Pan Berman managed to attract the Gershwins (George Gershwin wrote the symphonic underscore and Ira Gershwin the lyrics) to score this, their second Hollywood musical (their first had been "Delicious").
In Act I, Rossini's slander aria from "The Barber of Seville" is used as the basis for Peppo's slander scene; the folk tune, "Te voglio ben assai" is used in Act I to highlight the young lovers' feelings; the Latin hymn "O Santissima" is used in Act II to underscore the power of Christianity over Golfo's demonry.
Much of the music from this collection, along with "The Miraculous Mandarin", can be heard as underscore for two "Doctor Who" stories: 1967's "The Enemy of the World" and 1968's "The Web of Fear".
The 14th amendment was ratified in 1868 to underscore this effort, and the Civil Rights Act of 1875 followed.
The double head fasces and the green color symbolize the unit’s key element of the military police capabilities and underscore their readiness to implement military duties.
The musical styles displayed, range from orchestral underscore, to incidental pieces in a 1980s Europop style and lounge music.
These results suggest that minority residential segregation may influence mortality risk and underscore the traditional emphasis on the social underpinnings of disease and death.

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