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synonyms for chrysalis

  • advancement
  • evolution
  • expansion
  • improvement
  • increase
  • progress
  • addition
  • adulthood
  • advance
  • augmentation
  • boost
  • buildup
  • developing
  • enlargement
  • flowering
  • hike
  • maturation
  • maturity
  • ontogenesis
  • ontogeny
  • progression
  • reinforcement
  • ripening
  • spread
  • spreading
  • unfolding
  • adding to
  • advancing
  • augmenting
  • elaborating
  • evolvement
  • evolving
  • increasing
  • making progress
  • maturing
  • ongoing
  • perfecting
  • reinforcing
  • unraveling
  • upgrowth
  • upping

antonyms for chrysalis

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  • decline
  • decrease
  • halt
  • retreat
  • retrogression
  • stoppage
  • lessening
  • reduction
  • shrinkage
  • stagnation
  • withdrawal
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How to use chrysalis in a sentence

Then add a twist when the youngest begins to emerge from the chrysalis of what appeared as an early traditional childhood gender path transforming over time into a butterfly of the opposite gender.
EXCEPTIONAL KIDS, REAL CHANGE, THE GENDERCOOL CHAMPIONSBRODY LEVESQUEAUGUST 16, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
It is hardly more than a hundred thousand years since terrestrial humanity evolved itself from the animal chrysalis.
URANIACAMILLE FLAMMARION
In Leeming-street it was in the chrysalis state; in Fishergate the butterfly epoch has been reached.
OUR CHURCHES AND CHAPELSATTICUS
As I look back I seem to myself to have been only a chrysalis.
THE OPENED SHUTTERSCLARA LOUISE BURNHAM
Why remember the chrysalis after the butterfly is in the air?
THE OPENED SHUTTERSCLARA LOUISE BURNHAM
This often lasts for two hours or more; it might be said that the cream remains in chrysalis, and refuses to butterfly!
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 16, NO. 97, NOVEMBER, 1865VARIOUS
A number of caterpillars operated on before my eyes attained, some sooner, some later, the chrysalis stage.
MORE HUNTING WASPSJ. HENRI FABRE
Under this slough appears the firm, chestnut-brown horn integument of the chrysalis.
MORE HUNTING WASPSJ. HENRI FABRE
Even Dickie had forsaken it, and the different caterpillars were all buried in their chrysalis state.
BETTY VIVIANL. T. MEADE
In spite of Mrs. Manners, the chrysalis had burst into the butterfly, and Wilmot House had never been so gay.
RICHARD CARVEL, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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