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What is the opposite of highlight?

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Opposite of an outstanding part of an event or period of time
“The lowlight came in the form of the lasagna, which was burnt and blackened on the bottom.”
Opposite of the most intense or highest point of an experience or of a series of events
Opposite of the most important or noteworthy thing, person or part
Opposite of special importance, value, or prominence placed on something
“With an emphasis on live music and de-emphasis on heavy hip-hop, she said she wants to distinguish her bar from the adjacent business.”
Opposite of a small distinctive detail or feature
“On his way into the forest, Kevin found a blemish on the otherwise pristine carpet of snow.”
Opposite of particular emphasis or importance
“Jacob declared that there should be a greater de-emphasis on unemployment, and a greater focus on tax reform.”
Opposite of to draw special attention to
“We can de-emphasize their importance as primary instruments of justice while we place the highest priority on social and economic justice.”
Opposite of to mark passages of or specific text as a means of memorizing for future reference
“I had to erase a lot of inappropriate content in your piece.”
Opposite of to stress or emphasize
Opposite of to emphasize, stress, or indicate the importance of
Opposite of to highlight or call attention to (something)
Opposite of to stress or emphasize the importance of something
(typography) Opposite of to make a typeface have a thicker or heavier stroke
“I can't read any of this until you narrow the typeface.”
Opposite of to represent by a drawing, painting, or other art forms
Opposite of to have as a prominent attribute or aspect
“Many news stories fail to provide enough detail about data sources or omit important details about what the data represents.”
Opposite of to light up or brighten with light
“She turned off the overhead light, pulled the blinds to darken the room further, and flipped on a dim table lamp instead.”
Opposite of to give or add color to
Opposite of to greatly emphasize a point or issue
Opposite of to have as a feature
“This old bathroom will need a new bathtub to be installed when we renovate it.”
Opposite of to expose or reveal the true (and typically bad) nature or character of
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