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Princeton's WordNet

  1. highlight, highlighting(noun)

    an area of lightness in a picture

    highlight, high spot

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "highlighting":

    emphasizing, stressing, underlining, emphasising, underscoring, outlining

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  1. highlighting

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  1. The Roddick Foundation:

    We believe (Cage) has played an important role in highlighting the ongoing abuses at Guantanamo Bay and at many other sites around the world, including many instances of torture.

  2. Andy Tatem:

    One of the studys co-authors, Andy Tatem, said the window to respond to COVID-19 is narrow, highlighting the need to act quickly. We have a narrow window of opportunity globally to respond to this disease and given effective drugs and vaccines are not expected for months, we need to be smart about how we target it using non-drug-related interventions, our findings significantly contribute to an improved understanding of how best to implement measures and tailor them to conditions in different regions of the world.

  3. Michael McGarrity:

    We're highlighting that there is a domestic terrorism threat that is persistent, we don't differentiate between a domestic terrorism attack we're trying to stop or an international terrorism attack. It's a terrorism attack we're looking to stop.

  4. Lee Poston:

    By highlighting these incredible discoveries by hundreds of the world's scientists, we are sending a message that even though the threats are immense to wildlife in the Greater Mekong, there is still hope for the future, because so many amazing new species are being discovered all the time.

  5. Laith Alkhouri:

    The group's media realizes the importance of highlighting this, not only for boosting the morale of the support base, but just as importantly for expanding its footprint geographically — effectively setting up and expanding unrest zones around the world.

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