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dramatize


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dramatize  \Dram"a*tize\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Dramatized};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Dramatizing}.]  [Cf.  F.  dramatiser.] 
  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. 
 
  They  dramatized  tyranny  for  public  execration. 
  --Motley. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dramatize 
  v  1:  put  into  dramatic  form  "adopt  a  book  for  a  screenplay" 
  [syn:  {dramatise},  {adopt}] 
  2:  represent  something  in  a  dramatic  manner;  "These  events 
  dramatize  the  lack  of  social  responsibility  among  today's 
  youth" 
  3:  add  details  to  [syn:  {embroider},  {pad},  {lard},  {embellish}, 
  {aggrandize},  {blow  up},  {dramatise}] 




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