- to make melodramatic.
- to turn (a novel, story, etc.) into a melodrama.
Also especially British, mel·o·dram·a·tise.
Origin of melodramatize
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Related Words for melodramatizeamplify, overstate, exaggerate, execute, overdo, show, perform, splash, burlesque, produce, present, act, enact, stage, playact, melodramatize, tragedize
- (tr) to make melodramatic
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