Synonyms and Antonyms of de–emphasize
to reduce in apparent importance you're at a point in your career where you can de-emphasize your academic record and emphasize your work experience Synonyms de-emphasize, downplay, play downRelated Words underplay, understate; bad-mouth, belittle, cry down, decry, denigrate, deprecate, depreciate, derogate, dismiss, disparage, kiss off, minimize, poor-mouth, put down, run down, talk down, trash, trash-talkNear Antonyms exaggerate, overdo, overdraw, overstate; elaborate, embellish, embroider, magnify, pad, stretch; fudge, hedge; melodramatize, overemphasize, overplay, sensationalize
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