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1721, from under + line (v.). Cf. Dutch onderlijnen . Related: Underlined ; underlining . The noun is attested from 1888.
Practice selective underlining for different purposes: underline key vocabulary and its definitions or explanations, and use this as an opportunity to focus on how authors reveal the meaning of new terms within the context. Or have students underline cause and effect. Or ask them to underline the facts and concepts that support a particular viewpoint, as might be useful with a strategy such as Opinion-Proof . Remember, you're limited only by your own imagination with teaching and applying selective underlining.
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Underlining in HTML used to be a matter of enclosing the text in <u></u> tags, but this method has since been abandoned in favor of the much more versatile CSS. Underlining in general is considered a poor way to draw attention to text. This is because underlined text is easily mistaken for a link.
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Without modifiers, sentences would be no fun to read. Carefully chosen, well-placed modifiers allow you to depict situations with as much accuracy as words will allow.