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1. fictionalize

verb. ['ˈfɪkʃənəˌlaɪz'] convert into the form or the style of a novel.

Synonyms

  • novelise
  • fictionalise
  • novelize

Antonyms

  • stay
  • dissuade

Etymology

  • -ize (English)
  • -isen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fictional (English)
  • -al (English)

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2. fictionalize

verb. ['ˈfɪkʃənəˌlaɪz'] make into fiction.

Synonyms

  • re-create
  • fictionalise

Etymology

  • -ize (English)
  • -isen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fictional (English)
  • -al (English)

Example sentences of the word fictionalize


1. Verb, base form
For example, a writer might embellish, distort or fictionalize a news story, characterizing a person in a way that distorts the truth.

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