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noun as in conversion, transformation

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To some degree, the memoir pulls off these linguistic metamorphoses by virtue of its overarching themes of earthquakes and jazz, suggesting that these nonlinear, improvisational models are the only way to tell her story.

I think the idea of her metamorphosis, from someone mundane and looked over to someone powerful and FABULOUS, was incredibly empowering for me.

The catalyst for that metamorphosis was a decision by Deng Xiaoping, then China’s “paramount leader,” to create a capitalist enclave in communist China and open it to foreign investment, global trade, and Western technology.

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In just eleven months, the Top Ten underwent an extraordinary metamorphosis.

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Like all sea squirts, it has a tiny brain and nerve cord, but unlike the others, Oikopleura doesn’t undergo a metamorphosis on its way to maturity.

Metamorphosis is running at Lincoln Center, 63rd Street and 9th Avenue, until January 11, 2015.

He wanted a model to be able to produce his metamorphosis, which is why he showed her in so many different ways.

The boards had gotten shorter and surfing was going through a big metamorphosis.

Paris was in a state of magical metamorphosis between the World Wars.

Here was this person who was having a renaissance or a metamorphosis and seemed really joyous.

But, sooner than the moral metamorphosis, a physical metamorphosis came about in Marguerite.

This inner sensation struck me even more forcibly than the metamorphosis of Nature spread out before me.

Metamorphosis Sexualis Paranoica species insaniae est in qua patiens imaginat sexum suum mutatum esse.

Perhaps never was metamorphosis more complete than that which now took place.

Its prolonged administration does not give rise to destructive blood metamorphosis.


On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to metamorphosis, such as: evolution, rebirth, alteration, change, changeover, and mutation.

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