Meaning of “dramatize” - Learner’s Dictionary

dramatize

verb [ T ] also UK -ise us uk /ˈdræmətaɪz/
SEEM EXCITING

to make an event or situation seem more exciting than it really is:

The media tends to dramatize things.
STORY

to change a story so that it can be performed as a play

dramatization noun [ C, U ] us uk /ˌdræmətaɪˈzeɪʃən/

(Definition of “dramatize” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)