dramatise

dramatise
verb
1. represent something in a dramatic manner
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These events dramatize the lack of social responsibility among today's youth

Syn: ↑dramatize
Derivationally related forms: ↑dramatisation, ↑drama, ↑dramatization (for: ↑dramatize), ↑drama (for: ↑dramatize)
Hypernyms: ↑represent
Hyponyms: ↑overdramatize, ↑overdramatise
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Something ——s something

2. add details to
Syn:
Derivationally related forms: ↑drama (for: ↑dramatize), ↑aggrandisement (for: ↑aggrandise), ↑aggrandizement (for: ↑aggrandize), ↑embellishment (for: ↑embellish), ↑embroidery (for: ↑embroider)
Hypernyms:
Hyponyms: ↑glorify
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Somebody ——s something with something

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They won't dramatise the story

3. put into dramatic form
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adopt a book for a screenplay

Syn: ↑dramatize, ↑adopt
Derivationally related forms: ↑dramatist, ↑dramatisation, ↑drama, ↑dramatist (for: ↑dramatize), ↑dramatization (for: ↑dramatize), ↑drama (for: ↑dramatize)
Topics: ↑writing, ↑authorship, ↑composition, ↑penning
Hypernyms: ↑write, ↑compose, ↑pen, ↑indite
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Did he dramatise his major works over a short period of time?


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  • overdramatise — verb present in an overly dramatic manner She is overdramatizing her child s failure in the physics class • Syn: ↑overdramatize • Hypernyms: ↑dramatize, ↑dramatise • Verb Frames: Somebody s something …   Useful english dictionary

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