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synonyms for metastasize

  • clean
  • drain
  • dribble
  • leak
  • penetrate
  • percolate
  • permeate
  • refine
  • sift
  • trickle
  • winnow
  • clarify
  • distill
  • escape
  • exude
  • filtrate
  • ooze
  • purify
  • screen
  • sieve
  • strain
  • osmose
  • soak through
See also synonyms for: metastasized / metastasizes / metastasizing
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antonyms for metastasize

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  • dirty
  • pour
  • pollute
  • collect
  • combine
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How to use metastasize in a sentence

One thing we clearly know is that pancreatic cancer spreads early — or what we call metastasizes — to organs away from the pancreas.
HOW TO FIX THE INCENTIVES IN CANCER RESEARCH (EP. 449)STEPHEN J. DUBNERJANUARY 28, 2021FREAKONOMICS
In a country obsessed with TV—where provincialism too often metastasizes into nationalism, and especially at a time when international travel is virtually impossible—the best thing our screens can do is open us up to the world beyond them.
THE BEST RESULT OF THE STREAMING BOOM? AMERICA FINALLY LOVES FOREIGN-LANGUAGE TVJUDY BERMANJANUARY 22, 2021TIME
It faced a backlog of 26,000 reported posts that remained on the service, and Parler’s alleged reliance on “volunteers” to moderate content meant that it could not keep pace with the metastasizing threats.
THE RIGHT’S MESSAGE TO SILICON VALLEY: 'FREE SPEECH FOR ME, BUT NOT FOR THEE'DAVID FRENCHJANUARY 16, 2021TIME
Like Douglas, he enabled an extremist movement that rejected core American principles, allowing it to metastasize into a serious threat to the republic.
MITCH MCCONNELL HAS REPEATED STEPHEN A. DOUGLAS’S BIGGEST MISTAKELAUREN HAUMESSERJANUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
If they find cancer, surgery can still be effective if the tumor hasn’t metastasized.
THIS CHART SHOWS HOW FAR WE’VE COME IN FIGHTING CANCERELEANOR CUMMINSDECEMBER 3, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Other tumors, such as glioblastoma, originate in the brain and metastasize throughout it.
CAN CANCER KILLERS GET PAST THE BRAIN’S BOUNCERS?CHARU KASTURINOVEMBER 30, 2020OZY
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WORDS RELATED TO METASTASIZE

  • clarify
  • clean
  • distill
  • drain
  • dribble
  • escape
  • exude
  • filtrate
  • leak
  • metastasize
  • ooze
  • osmose
  • penetrate
  • percolate
  • permeate
  • purify
  • refine
  • screen
  • sieve
  • sift
  • soak through
  • strain
  • trickle
  • winnow
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