metastasize metastasize  /mə ˈtæ stə ˌsaɪz/


  • (v) spread throughout the body


  1. In Washington, scandals metastasize, growing and changing until we can't remember what they were about in the beginning.
  2. Unlike other cancers, basal-cell carcinomas rarely metastasize, or migrate to form tumors in other parts of the body.
  3. And when its leaders cannot take full responsibility, the sin can only metastasize.


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