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melodramatize

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verb melo·dra·ma·tize \ˌme-lə-ˈdra-mə-ˌtīz, -ˈdrä-\

Definition of melodramatize

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to make melodramatic <melodramatize a situation>

  3. 2 :  to make a melodrama of (as a novel)

melodramatization play \-ˌdra-mə-tə-ˈzā-shən, -ˌdrä-\ noun


1820

First Known Use of melodramatize

1820


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