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  • as inparody
  • as insatire
  • as inlampoonery
  • as incomedy
  • as inmove
  • as intravesty
  • as inuse
  • as inexploit

synonyms for play on

  • burlesque
  • caricature
  • cartoon
  • farce
  • irony
  • joke
  • pastiche
  • satire
  • skit
  • travesty
  • apology
  • copy
  • derision
  • jest
  • lampoon
  • mime
  • mimicry
  • misrepresentation
  • mock-heroic
  • mockery
  • raillery
  • rib
  • ridicule
  • roast
  • takeoff
  • play-on
  • send-up
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antonyms for play on

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  • flattery
  • praise
  • reality
  • truth
    • tell truth
    • flatter
    • praise
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    How to use play on in a sentence

    I assure you, no matter how beautifully we play any piece, the minute Liszt plays it, you would scarcely recognize it!
    MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
    But I hope at least to play to him a few times, and what is more important, to hear him play repeatedly.
    MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
    To fill up the time till Liszt came, our hostess made us play, one after the other, beginning with the latest arrival.
    MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
    Again the sallow fingers began to play with the book-covers, passing from one to another, but always slowly and gently.
    BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
    Her attachment to impressionism leads this artist to many experiments in color—or, as one critic wrote, "to play with color."
    WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
    Our class has swelled to about a dozen persons now, and a good many others come and play to him once or twice and then go.
    MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
    It was one day when a student from the Stuttgardt conservatory attempted to play the Sonata Appassionata.
    MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
    He seemed to know right where to look, which was another feature of the play that I didn't sabe at the time.
    RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
    Haggard merely played for the excitement, and Spunyarn because it was a lesser bore to play than to look on.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    Liszt himself doesn't play the chords as well as Gurickx;—perhaps because he does not care now to exert the strength.
    MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
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    WORDS RELATED TO PLAY ON

    • ball
    • burlesque
    • camp
    • chaffing
    • comic drama
    • comicality
    • comicalness
    • drollery
    • drollness
    • facetiousness
    • farce
    • field day
    • fun
    • fun and games
    • funnies
    • funniness
    • gag show
    • high camp
    • high time
    • hilarity
    • hoopla
    • humor
    • humorousness
    • interlude
    • jesting
    • joking
    • light entertainment
    • merry-go-round
    • picnic
    • play on
    • satire
    • schtick
    • send-up
    • sitcom
    • slapstick
    • takeoff
    • travesty
    • vaudeville
    • wisecracking
    • witticism
    • wittiness
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