dramatic


dramatic
adjective
1)

dramatic art

Syn:
theatrical, thespian, stage, dramaturgical
2)

a dramatic increase

Syn:
considerable, substantial, significant, remarkable, extraordinary, exceptional, phenomenal
3)

there were dramatic scenes in the city

Syn:
exciting, stirring, action-packed, sensational, spectacular, startling, unexpected, tense, gripping, riveting, thrilling, hair-raising, lively
4)

dramatic headlands

Syn:
striking, impressive, imposing, spectacular, breathtaking, dazzling, sensational, awesome, awe-inspiring, remarkable
5)

a dramatic gesture

Syn:
exaggerated, theatrical, ostentatious, actressy, stagy, showy, melodramatic
Ant:
insignificant, boring, unremarkable, unimposing, restrained

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