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play down

see definition of play down
  • verbpretend as if something were unimportant
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Synonyms for play down

verb pretend as if something were unimportant
  • belittle
  • deemphasize
  • gloss over
  • minimize
  • mute
  • soft-pedal
  • soften
  • underplay
  • hold back
  • make light of
  • make little of
  • restrain
  • underrate

Antonyms for play down

  • blow up
  • build up
  • explode
  • play up
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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