Synonyms of play up


1. foreground, highlight, spotlight, play up, bring out, set off

usage: move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent; "The introduction highlighted the speaker's distinguished career in linguistics"

2. cozy up, cotton up, shine up, play up, sidle up, suck up, ingratiate

usage: ingratiate oneself to; often with insincere behavior; "She is playing up to the chairman"

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