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To express scornfully one's low opinion of
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“Out of sheer envy, she would always play down her sister's accomplishments.”
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To reduce in apparent importance
“If you play down your part in the project, you won't get the credit you deserve.”
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Pretend as if something were unimportant
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To diminish or weaken the striking characteristics of
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To try to conceal or disguise (something unfavourable) by treating it briefly or representing it misleadingly
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To hide or disguise
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Exert a modifying or controlling influence on
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To injure a person's dignity and self-respect
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