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Synonyms for de-emphasize
diˈɛm fəˌsaɪzde-em·pha·size

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. de-emphasize, de-emphasise, destressverb

    reduce the emphasis

    Synonyms:
    destress, de-emphasise

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  1. List of paraphrases for "de-emphasize":

    downplay

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#228952destress

How to use de-emphasize in a sentence?

  1. John Eastwood:

    I think people misunderstand boredom. They think it's simply borne out of the absence of things to do. It's really important to emphasize that is not the case.

  2. Esmeralda Labye in the lead-up:

    I'd like to emphasize, and this seems important me, that the incident has been caused by young men speaking German.

  3. Alexis McGill-Johnson:

    In the coming days, a 30-day comment period will allow the public to underline the harm the gag rule has wrought and emphasize why it must be ended as swiftly as possible.

  4. Tom Robbins, _Skinny Legs and All_, 1990, p. 305.:

    ...to emphasize the afterlife is to deny life. To concentrate on Heaven is to create hell. In their desperate longing to transcend the disorderliness, friction, and unpredictability that pesters life; in their desire for a fresh start in a tidy habitat, germ-free and secured by angels, religious multitudes are gambling the only life they may ever have on a dark horse in a race that has no finish line."

  5. The ELN:

    We emphasize that our actions are not against civilians, and we ask them for prudence while the armed strike takes place.

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