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 for emphasise
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  emphasise \em"pha*sise\ v. t.
     To place emphasis on; same as emphasize.
     Syn: overemphasize, over-emphasize, overstress.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      v 1: give extra weight to (a communication); "Her gesture
           emphasized her words" [syn: underscore, underline,
           emphasize, emphasise]
      2: to stress, single out as important; "Dr. Jones emphasizes
         exercise in addition to a change in diet" [syn: stress,
         emphasize, emphasise, punctuate, accent,

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