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play up

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of play up

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



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to praise usually to excess

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