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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (2)

1. move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent;
- Example: "The introduction highlighted the speaker's distinguished career in linguistics"
[syn: foreground, highlight, spotlight, play up]

2. ingratiate oneself to; often with insincere behavior;
- Example: "She is playing up to the chairman"
[syn: cozy up, cotton up, shine up, play up, sidle up, suck up]

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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

play up v 1: move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent; "The introduction highlighted the speaker's distinguished career in linguistics" [syn: foreground, highlight, spotlight, play up] [ant: background, downplay, play down] 2: ingratiate oneself to; often with insincere behavior; "She is playing up to the chairman" [syn: cozy up, cotton up, shine up, play up, sidle up, suck up]