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played (upon)

verb
past tense of play (upon)

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to control or take advantage of by artful, unfair, or insidious means
  • played upon the customer's vanity to convince her to buy the expensive makeup kit

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“Played (upon).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/played%20%28upon%29. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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