Dramatize Dram"a*tize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dramatized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dramatizing}.] [Cf. F. dramatiser.] To compose in the form of the drama; to represent in a drama; to adapt to dramatic representation; as, to dramatize a novel, or an historical episode. [1913 Webster]

They dramatized tyranny for public execration. --Motley. [1913 Webster]

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