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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A passing from one form or shape into another.

Usage examples (35)
  • The children had the opportunity to watch the metamorphosis of the larva into a butterfly.
  • The metamorphosis of the old house into something new and exciting
  • The environment boxes are taken into our lab where the M&M process, that's what we call metamorphosis around here, is completed.
  • For some longtime residents, the metamorphosis is bitter sweet. for more
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