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Origin: L, fr. Gr. Significance, force of expression, fr. To show in, indicate; in _ to show. See in, and phase.

1. A particular stress of utterance, or force of voice, given in reading and speaking to one or more words whose signification the speaker intends to impress specially upon his audience. The province of emphasis is so much more important than accent, that the customary seat of the latter is changed, when the claims of emphasis require it. (E. Porter)

2. A peculiar impressiveness of expression or weight of thought; vivid representation, enforcing assent; as, to dwell on a subject with great emphasis. External objects stand before us . . . In all the life and emphasis of extension, figure, and colour. (Sir W. Hamilton)

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Re: Definition of Parasite and embryos

... Biology An organism that lives and feeds on or in an organism of a different species and causes harm to its host. ( of a different species ) With emphasis. https://www.ahdictionary.com/word/search.html?q=parasite

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by Knightomite
Thu Sep 11, 2014 6:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Definition of Parasite and embryos
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wildlife gardening

... wildlife. Most people think that the most beautiful can't be also the most useful but I would dispute this. I think that this fad for placing the emphasis on planting 'native' trees and shrubs rather than ornamental varieties is wildly misplaced. There are plenty of 'native' trees and shrubs out ...

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by animartco
Sun May 18, 2014 12:26 pm
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Topic: wildlife gardening
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Re: Human Gamete Compatibility Going Backwards

By 'compatible' I mean able to form a zygote that results in a fertile , viable offspring. my emphasis

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by JackBean
Fri Jan 17, 2014 10:07 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Human Gamete Compatibility Going Backwards
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Re: Poisoned by antibiotics...can anyone help?

I will be quick all the symptoms line up with emphasis on the teeth. I took 1000mg of Amoxicillin for a 7 days and it removed the pain in the heart and almost removed all tingling. The ringing in my ears has been for a long time and it was reduced. ...

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by daveclarsen
Wed May 09, 2012 5:59 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Poisoned by antibiotics...can anyone help?
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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... make matter from something else. You said, “there is absolutely zero chance for something to happen if the necessary preconditions are absent” (my emphasis). This is a truism, because of the word necessary – which implies an absolute requirement. However, you cannot specify that the preconditions ...

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by AstraSequi
Sat Mar 31, 2012 7:09 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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