sensationalize

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Etymology[edit]

From sensational +‎ -ize

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Verb[edit]

sensationalize (third-person singular simple present sensationalizes, present participle sensationalizing, simple past and past participle sensationalized)

  1. (American, Oxford British English) To glorify or inflate the importance of a piece of news; to artificially create a sensation.