dramatize - definition and synonyms

verb 

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/ˈdræmətaɪz/
present tense
I/you/we/theydramatize
he/she/itdramatizes
present participledramatizing
past tensedramatized
past participledramatized
  1. 1
    [transitive] theatre to make a book or story into a play
  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] to treat a situation as more serious or exciting than it really is

derived word

dramatization

 

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/ˌdræmətaɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
noun [countable/uncountable]
singulardramatization
pluraldramatizations