Synonyms and Antonyms of play up
to indicate the importance of by centering attention on that TV news program plays up sensational stories just to get higher ratings Synonyms accent, accentuate, feature, foreground, highlight, illuminate, emphasize, point (up), press, punctuate, stressRelated Words focus, identify, pinpoint, spotlight; advertise, boost, plug, promote, publicize; overplayNear Antonyms tone (down), underemphasize, understate; belittle, discount, disparage, minimizeAntonyms de-emphasize, play down
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