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Last Updated: Aug 31, 2016     Views: 1

Italics for emphasis is a device that rapidly becomes ineffective. It is rarely appropriate in research writing. Note that italics can also be used, more appropriately, to indicate words borrowed from another language. Some commonly used words from foreign languages are not italicized though. 

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