sensationalise

sensationalize

[sen-sey-shuh-nl-ahyz]
verb (used with object), sensationalized, sensationalizing.
to make sensational.
Also, especially British, sensationalise.


Origin:
1850–55; sensational + -ize

desensationalize, verb (used with object), desensationalized, desensationalizing.
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sensationalize or sensationalise (sɛnˈseɪʃənəˌlaɪz)
 
vb
(tr) to cause (events, esp in newspaper reports) to seem more vivid, shocking, etc, than they really are
 
sensationalise or sensationalise
 
vb

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