dramatic (part of speech: adjective)
- When I studied the reports of the vice commissions of the large American and European cities, the combined image in my consciousness was surely a stirring and alarming one, but it had no similarity with the character of those melodramatic vagaries. - "Psychology and Social Sanity", Hugo Münsterberg.
- The Mexican was a perfect model for a painting of a melodramatic villain. - "Riders of the Silences", Max Brand.
- Pepeeta asked, imitating his melodramatic manner. - "The Redemption of David Corson", Charles Frederic Goss.