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metamorphose meaning and definition

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Definition of metamorphose (verb)

  1. change completely the nature or appearance of
    • "In Kafka's story, a person metamorphoses into a bug"; "The treatment and diet transfigured her into a beautiful young woman"; "Jesus was transfigured after his resurrection"
    • synonyms: transfigure, transmogrify
  2. change in outward structure or looks
    • "He transformed into a monster"; "The salesman metamorphosed into an ugly beetle"
    • synonyms: transform, transmute
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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