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dramatize

verb
     
Related topics: Media
dram‧a‧tize also dramatise British English [transitive]
1AMTCB to make a book or event into a play or film:
a novel dramatized for television
2 to 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 [= highlight]:
This incident dramatized the difficulties involved in the project.
dramatization noun [uncountable and countable]

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