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plays (on or upon)

verb
present tense third-person singular of play (on or upon)

Synonyms of plays (on or upon)

to take unfair advantage of
  • the candidate played on the voters' prejudices

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“Plays (on or upon).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/plays%20%28on%20or%20upon%29. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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