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vb. (alternative spelling of dramatize English)

  1. v. put into dramatic form; "adopt a book for a screenplay" [syn: dramatize, adopt]

  2. represent something in a dramatic manner; "These events dramatize the lack of social responsibility among today's youth" [syn: dramatize]

  3. add details to [syn: embroider, pad, lard, embellish, aggrandize, aggrandise, blow up, dramatize]

Usage examples of "dramatise".

March pulled her hand out of my arm, and stopped short under one of those tall Saratoga shade-trees to dramatise her inference.

Thus dream dramatises on the impulse of some faint, hardly perceived real sensation.

The whole dream had its origin in the first rap, heard by the dreamer and dramatised into the arrival of visitors.

This I had probably reasoned out in sleep, and, had I dreamed, my mind might have dramatised the idea.

It was, he suggested, just a way of dramatising the fact that there was a minimal act of faith involved in assuming that the world of appearances was intelligibly connected with things as they were.

This moral code is a dramatised burlesque of the conceptive faculty, but is never so perfect or simple in that it allows latitude for change in any sense, so becomes dissociated from evolution, etc.