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Verb dramatize has 3 senses
  1. dramatize, dramatise, adopt - put into dramatic form; "adopt a book for a screenplay"
    --1 is one way to write, compose, pen, indite
    Derived forms: noun dramatist1, noun dramatization1, noun dramatization2, noun drama1, noun drama3
    Sample sentence:
    Did he dramatize his major works over a short period of time?
  2. dramatize, dramatise - represent something in a dramatic manner; "These events dramatize the lack of social responsibility among today's youth"
    --2 is one way to represent
    Derived forms: noun dramatization2, noun drama2, noun drama1, noun drama3, noun drama4
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  3. embroider, pad, lard, embellish, aggrandize, aggrandise, blow up, dramatize, dramatise - add details to
    --3 is one way to overstate, exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyerbolise, magnify, amplify
    Derived form: noun drama2
    Sample sentence:
    They won't dramatize the story
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