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un·der·score

 (ŭn′dər-skôr′)
tr.v. un·der·scored, un·der·scor·ing, un·der·scores
1. To underline: underscored the incorrect answers in red ink.
2.
a. To put emphasis on; stress: In a press release, the leaders underscored their commitment to continued negotiations.
b. To cause to appear important or deserving of attention: The energy crisis underscored the need to increase fuel efficiency.
n.
A line drawn under writing or text to indicate emphasis or italic type.

underscoring

(ˈʌndəˌskɔːrɪŋ)
n
1. the practice of drawing or scoring a line or mark under
2. the fact of stressing or reinforcing
3. (Film) films the playing of music quietly during dialogue or when there is no dialogue
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The scene was a plain, bare, monotonous vault of a school-room, and the speaker's square forefinger emphasized his observations by underscoring every sentence with a line on the schoolmaster's sleeve.
Underscoring the focus of the Pakistani Government on bolstering its exports through value-added products like designer goods, the President directed the ambassador-designate to work for further expansion of our economic cooperation.
Over the last 12 months, our dividends represented 47% of free cash flow, underscoring their sustainability."
He underscored that the recent statement by Prime Minister Imran Khan, calling for reduction in violence and underscoring the need for intra-Afghan dialogue, was manifestation of Pakistan's sincere desire for peaceful resolution of the conflict, that was a prerequisite for development of Afghanistan and the region.
The robust Strong non-oil growth figures were almost entirely due to activity in the private sector, underscoring the strength of structural and countercyclical growth drivers in the Bahraini economy.
Download Mokdad supports adoption of total proportionality electoral law NNA - "We as Lebanese should all work to accomplish a new electoral law for the upcoming elections," member of Parliament Ali Mokdad stressed on Saturday, underscoring that Hizbullah has from the very beginning supported the adoption of total proportionality electoral law because it allows fair representation to all the Lebanese with no exception.