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fictionalize in Arts topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfictionalizefic‧tion‧al‧ize (also fictionalise British English) /ˈfɪkʃənəlaɪz/ verb [transitive]  ASTORYto make a film or story about a real event, changing some details and adding some imaginary characters a fictionalized account of his life in Berlin→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
fictionalizeThe books fictionalize a fundamentalist reading of the New Testament's contentious Book of Revelation.Choosing to fictionalize a true story gives her a lot of liberties, and she takes every last one."Zoot Suit" is Valdez's fictionalized version of a famous murder case.