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soft-pedaled

verb
past tense of soft-pedal

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to reduce in apparent importance
  • she politely tries to soft-pedal her accomplishments when talking to less fortunate people

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“Soft-pedaled.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/soft-pedaled. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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