sensationalizes

present tense third-person singular of sensationalize
as in exaggerates
disapproving to describe or show something in a way that makes it seem more shocking than it really is Journalists should report the news accurately without trying to sensationalize it.

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“Sensationalizes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sensationalizes. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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