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dramatize in Media topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdramatizedram‧a‧tize (also dramatise British English) /ˈdræmətaɪz/ AWL verb [transitive]  1 AMTCBto make a book or event into a play or film a novel dramatized for television2 EXCITEDto make a situation seem more exciting, terrible etc than it really is Why do you have to dramatize everything?3 to make something more noticeable syn highlight This incident dramatized the difficulties involved in the project.dramatization /ˌdræmətaɪˈzeɪʃən $ -tə-/ noun [countable, uncountable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
dramatizeYet its simplicity dramatizes a grim reality.I really wanted to get across an idea that I thought should be dramatized and have Mary star in it.Twigg's search for her daughter was dramatized in a TV movie.Some newspapers tend to dramatize reports of property crimes.It dramatized the challenge of trying to pose as a progressive leader while maintaining a profiteering, corrupt political organization.It dramatized the superiority of ironclad warships over wooden ones.I can dramatize this by discussing the one time when I did try to aim for a distant target.