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ˈdræm əˌtaɪz, ˈdrɑ mə-dra·ma·tize

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dramatize, dramatise, adoptverb

    put into dramatic form

    "adopt a book for a screenplay"

  2. dramatize, dramatiseverb

    represent something in a dramatic manner

    "These events dramatize the lack of social responsibility among today's youth"

  3. embroider, pad, lard, embellish, aggrandize, aggrandise, blow up, dramatize, dramatiseverb

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  1. dramatizeverb

    To adapt a literary work so that it can be performed in the theatre, or on radio or television.

  2. dramatizeverb

    To present something in a dramatic or melodramatic manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dramatizeverb

    to compose in the form of the drama; to represent in a drama; to adapt to dramatic representation; as, to dramatize a novel, or an historical episode

    Etymology: [Cf. F. dramatiser.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dramatize in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dramatize in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of dramatize in a Sentence

  1. Dmitry Peskov:

    I would not dramatize the situation.

  2. Jill Soloway:

    When the time came to bring the' Transparent' journey to a close, it was clear that saying goodbye to Maura Pfefferman was our path forward, in this musical finale, we dramatize the death of Maura Pfefferman in an odyssey of comedy and melancholy told through the joyful prism of melody and dance.

  3. John LewisThe:

    It is good to be in Selma, Alabama, one more time, to take a little walk to try to dramatize the need for the rights of all our people to be able to participate in the democratic process.

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