sensationalize

sen·sa·tion·al·ize

 (sĕn-sā′shə-nə-līz′)
tr.v. sen·sa·tion·al·ized, sen·sa·tion·al·iz·ing, sen·sa·tion·al·iz·es
To present in a manner intended to arouse curiosity or broad interest, especially through the inclusion of exaggerated or lurid details: news accounts that sensationalized the crime.

sen·sa′tion·al·i·za′tion (-lĭ-zā′shən) n.

sensationalize

(sɛnˈseɪʃənəˌlaɪz) or

sensationalise

vb
(tr) to cause (events, esp in newspaper reports) to seem more vivid, shocking, etc, than they really are

sen•sa•tion•al•ize

(sɛnˈseɪ ʃə nlˌaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to make sensational.
[1850–55]

sensationalize


Past participle: sensationalized
Gerund: sensationalizing

Imperative
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Future Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
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Past Conditional
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Translations

sensationalize

[senˈseɪʃnəlaɪz] VTsensacionalizar, presentar en términos sensacionales
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