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fictionalized

adjective [not gradable]  /ˈfɪk·ʃə·nəlˌɑɪzd/ us  
(of a story) based on a real event or character but with imaginary details added or some facts changed: This is the fictionalized story of the American painter James McNeill Whistler.
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