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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.