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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of fictionalise.


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  • Part of this may have been the inevitable dismay people suffer when someone takes their story and fictionalises it - remember the howls from some of the Maguire Seven at the liberties taken with events in In The Name of the Father?

    April Books 11) Memoirs of a Geisha, by Arthur Golden

  • Eduardo Mendoza's extraordinary novel fictionalises the teeming life of the city between the Universal Expositions of 1888 and 1929.

    10 of the best books set in Barcelona

  • Again, it fictionalises history rather than historically dramatising it.

    The Last King of Scotland

  • As I'm not likely to see a dramatisation that fictionalises a tragic event I would also rather see a documentary I'd love it if someone would try to educate me and point out how my opinion can't fit the facts.

    so i lied

  • It is a dark, troubling tale, set at the birth of psycho-analysis, that fictionalises reality with a calm appreciation of the passions that lay behind the trio's different views of treatment, cures and what is "normal" behaviour.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • This may be cynical of me, but it seems that this kind of inter-textual game is just the easiest way to add narrative complexity to a novel - 'The Long Song' fictionalises the story of its own creation, but in a pointless way.

    The Long Song: Andrea Levy: Books

  • Intermezzo, which fictionalises the composer's volatile relationship with his wife - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • It is the symbiotic relationship between the underworld and the reverential film culture that documents and fictionalises it that perpetuates the appeal of gangster movies, biographies and documentaries.


  • This current storyline dramatises - or fictionalises - the work of Israeli agents in Turkey.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Peace fictionalises the miners 'strike, and the extraordinary events of 1983-85 as Britain teetered on the edge of large scale civil unrest.



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