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plays (upon)

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

Synonyms of plays (upon)

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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“Plays (upon).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/plays%20%28upon%29. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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