theatricalize

theatricalize

[thee-a-tri-kuh-lahyz]
verb (used with object), theatricalized, theatricalizing.
1.
to put into dramatic or theatrical form; dramatize.
2.
to express or represent in a spectacular or extravagantly histrionic manner.

Origin:
1770–80; theatrical + -ize

theatricalization, noun
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