Pronunciation: (dram'u-tīz", drä'mu-), [key]
—v., -tized, -tiz•ing.
1. to put into a form suitable for acting on a stage.
2. to express or represent vividly, emotionally, or strikingly: He dramatizes his woes with sobs and sighs.
to express oneself in a dramatic or exaggerated way. Also, esp. Brit.,dram'a•tise".
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