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Verb: overemphasise  'ow-vu(r)'em-fu,sIz
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: overemphasize)
  1. Place special or excessive emphasis on
    "I cannot overemphasise the importance of this book";
    - overemphasize, overstress

Derived forms: overemphasised, overemphasises, overemphasising

Type of: amplify, exaggerate, hyperbolise [Brit], hyperbolize, magnify, overdraw, overstate