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Verb: sensationalise  sen'sey-shu-nu,lIz
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: sensationalize)
  1. Make something sound sensational, esp. by hyperbole
    "Violence will always be newsworthy, but you don't have to sensationalise such things";
    - sensationalize

Derived forms: sensationalises, sensationalised, sensationalising

Encyclopedia: Sensationalise