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Emphasis – IELTS word of the day

Today’s word from the academic word list is



  • the words in this family that you need to know include emphasis, emphasise, emphatic and emphatically
  • both the ise and ize spelling are perfectly acceptable
  • place, lay and put are three verbs that are frequently used with emphasis
  •  you should note that you put an emphasis on something to somebody
  • you can emphasise the importance a point, a need, a particular aspect  or the importance of something
  • you can also deny something emphatically


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