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To make, or attempt to make, something seem less important
“MacFarlane did his best to duck the limelight and play down his role in the investigation.”
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To belittle or disparage the achievements of others
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“Alternatively, and particularly in cases where there are rival leadership factions, they may play down the achievements of other leaders and their patrons.”
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To dismiss idly with contempt or derision
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Exert a modifying or controlling influence on
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To disregard as unimportant or insignificant
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To injure a person's dignity and self-respect
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