Synonyms of soft-pedal in English:

soft-pedal


See definition of soft-pedal

verb

1‘they soft-pedal the news because they worry she’ll take it personally’

SYNONYMS

play down, make light of, make little of, make nothing of, set little store by, set no store by, gloss over, de-emphasize, underemphasize, downplay, understate, underplay, minimize, shrug off

ANTONYMS

emphasize, exaggerate