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fictionalize

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verb, fic·tion·al·ize \ˈfik-shnə-ˌlīz, -shə-nə-ˌlīz\

Simple Definition of fictionalize

  • : to change (a true story) into fiction by changing or adding details

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of fictionalize

fictionalizedfictionalizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make into or treat in the manner of fiction <fictionalize a biography>

fictionalization play \ˌfik-shnə-lə-ˈzā-shən, -shə-nə-lə-\ noun

Examples of fictionalize in a sentence

  1. The book is a fictionalized account of their travels.

  2. Her books are based in fact, but she fictionalizes many of the events.



1918

First Known Use of fictionalize

1918

Rhymes with fictionalize

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