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synonyms for play up to

  • flatter
  • attract
  • blandish
  • captivate
  • charm
  • crawl
  • grovel
  • kowtow
  • truckle
  • brownnose
  • get in with
  • hand a line
  • insinuate oneself
  • seek favor
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antonyms for play up to

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  • offend
  • repel
  • repulse
  • deter
  • disgust
  • repulse
  • repel
  • turn off
  • disenchant
  • let go
  • free
  • discourage
  • disgust
  • prevent
  • release
  • liberate
  • dissuade
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        How to use play up to in a sentence

        What need to look to right or left when you are swallowing up free mile after mile of dizzying road?
        THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
        Most of the men leaped up, caught hold of spears or knives, and rushed out.
        THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
        Some weeks after, the creditor chanced to be in Boston, and in walking up Tremont street, encountered his enterprising friend.
        THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
        In less than ten minutes, the bivouac was broken up, and our little army on the march.
        BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
        The bride elect rushes up to him, and so they both step down to the foot-lights.
        PHYSIOLOGY OF THE OPERAJOHN H. SWABY (AKA "SCRICI")
        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
        Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.
        RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
        I was busy loading the piece when an exclamation of surprise from one of the men made me look up.
        BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
        Even as they gazed they saw its roof caught up, and whirled off as if it had been a scroll of paper.
        THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
        She sat straight up in bed, and jerked her hands to her head, and screamed long and terribly.
        THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
        SYNONYM OF THE DAY
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        WORDS RELATED TO PLAY UP TO

        • abate
        • alleviate
        • assuage
        • calm
        • compose
        • cool out
        • decrease
        • ease
        • lessen
        • lighten
        • make nice
        • mitigate
        • moderate
        • mollify
        • pacify
        • play up to
        • pour oil on
        • quiet
        • square
        • take the bite out
        • take the sting out
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