Examples of dramatize in a Sentence
The movie dramatizes her early life.
The book is dramatized in a new play.
I know I tend to dramatize things but it really was awful.
She cited a series of statistics to dramatize the seriousness of the problem.
This tragedy dramatizes the need for improvements in highway safety.
Recent Examples of dramatize from the Web
After all, nearly every post-war Western to that point had dramatized the conflict between virtuous, democratic individualism and authoritarian collectivism in one way or another.
Detroit focuses on that story, dramatizing it in harrowing detail.
Is there a way to dramatize a gut-grinding scene so that the audience stays rapt instead of checking out emotionally?
Left-leaning writers like George Orwell dramatized the horrors of Bolshevism without abandoning their self-identification as socialists.
Their story is dramatized in the Oscar-winning film Glory.
NEW YORK -- Columbia University has settled a gender bias lawsuit brought by a male student who said the school failed to protect him when a female student called him a rapist and carried a mattress around campus to dramatize her pain.
The difference between last season’s harmony and this season’s challenges was dramatized last Friday as the Mets began a weekend series in San Francisco.
But people do in fact get laid in Silicon Valley, as the show Silicon Valley recently dramatized.
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First Known Use of dramatize
DRAMATIZE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of dramatize for English Language Learners
: to make (a book, an event, etc.) into a play, movie, television show, etc.
: to make a situation seem more important or serious than it really is
: to show (something that might not be noticed) in a clear and effective way
DRAMATIZE Defined for Kids
Definition of dramatize for Students
- The TV show dramatized the musician's life.
- The accident dramatized the need for greater safety measures.
dramatization\ˌdra-mə-tə-ˈzā-shən, ˌdrä-\ noun
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