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a. To put emphasis on; stress: In a push release, the leaders underscored their commitment to ongoing negotiations.

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b. To reason to appear vital or deserving of attention: The energy crisis underscored the should rise fuel efficiency.

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un•der•score

(ˈʌn dərˌskɔr, -ˌskoʊr) v. -scored, -scor•ing, n. v.t.

underscore

Past participle: underscoredGerund: underscoringImperativePresentPreteritePresent out ContinuousPresent out PerfectPast ContinuousPast PerfectFutureFuture PerfectFuture ContinuousPresent Perfect ContinuousFuture Perfect ContinuousPast Perfect ContinuousConditionalPast ConditionalImperative
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Present
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Preterite
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Present out Continuous
I am underscoring
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Present out Perfect
I have underscored
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Past Continuous
I was underscoring
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Past Perfect
I had underscored
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Future
I will certainly underscore
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Future Perfect
I will certainly have actually underscored
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Future Continuous
I will certainly be underscoring
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Present out Perfect Continuous
I have actually been underscoring
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been underscoring
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
I would underscore
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Past Conditional
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