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melodramatize

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Synonyms for melodramatize

verb make a performance of
  • amplify
  • exaggerate
  • overstate
  • act
  • burlesque
  • enact
  • execute
  • overdo
  • perform
  • playact
  • present
  • produce
  • show
  • splash
  • stage
  • farcialize
  • give color to
  • ham it up
  • lay it on
  • make a production of
  • melodramatize
  • play on heartstrings
  • play to gallery
  • play up
  • tragedize

Antonyms for melodramatize

  • reduce
  • abandon
  • fail
  • halt
  • ignore
  • neglect
  • prevent
  • refrain
  • refuse
  • stop
  • veto
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.