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dramatize

verb [T] ( also UK -ise)
 
 
/ˈdræmətaɪz/
SEEM EXCITING to make an event or situation seem more exciting than it really is: The media tends to dramatize things.Exaggerating and playing downPraising and applauding
STORY to change a story so that it can be performed as a playTheatre - general words
dramatization
 
 
/ˌdræmətaɪˈzeɪʃən/ noun [C, U]
(Definition of dramatize from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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