be, sound
extremely, fairly, very, etc.
highly, intensely
especially, particularly

I don't want to sound overly dramatic, but it changed my life.


Her entrance was accompanied by suitably dramatic music.

Dramatic is used with these nouns: ↑act, ↑actor, actress, ↑advance, ↑alteration, ↑announcement, ↑appearance, ↑art, ↑backdrop, ↑change, ↑cliff, ↑climax, ↑comeback, ↑confrontation, ↑contrast, ↑convention, ↑cut, ↑decline, ↑decrease, ↑demonstration, ↑departure, ↑difference, ↑downfall, ↑drop, ↑effect, ↑end, ↑ending, ↑entrance, ↑entry, ↑episode, ↑escalation, ↑event, ↑example, ↑exit, ↑expansion, ↑fall, ↑fashion, ↑finale, ↑finish, ↑flair, ↑flourish, ↑gain, ↑gesture, ↑growth, ↑illustration, ↑image, ↑impact, ↑improvement, ↑incident, ↑increase, ↑irony, ↑landscape, ↑leap, ↑lighting, ↑loss, ↑moment, ↑monologue, ↑move, ↑music, ↑news, ↑pause, ↑performance, ↑picture, ↑piece, ↑poem, ↑poetry, ↑presentation, ↑progress, ↑reconstruction, ↑recovery, ↑reduction, ↑reform, ↑rescue, ↑result, ↑return, ↑reversal, ↑rise, ↑role, ↑scenario, ↑scene, ↑scenery, ↑sequence, ↑setting, ↑shift, ↑showdown, ↑skyline, ↑society, ↑soprano, ↑spectacle, ↑step, ↑story, ↑stunt, ↑surge, ↑sweep, ↑swing, ↑symbol, ↑tension, ↑text, ↑thrust, ↑tone, ↑transformation, ↑turn, ↑turning point, ↑twist, ↑U-turn, ↑upsurge, ↑upturn, ↑variation, ↑victory, ↑view, ↑work

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