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me tuh mawr fuh suhs

  • n  the marked and rapid transformation of a larva into an adult that occurs in some animals
  • n  a striking change in appearance or character or circumstances
    the metamorphosis of the old house into something new and exciting
  • n  a complete change of physical form or substance especially as by magic or witchcraft

  • After the change of management, the metamorphosis of the TV channel from a staid, educational channel to an aggressive, entertainment channel was astounding .
  • The metamorphosis of the leader to a blood thirty tyrant is the stuff authors write about how power corrupts absolutely.
  • The corporate honcho left behind his four thousand dollar suit and metamorphosed into a spartan monk of the Himalayas.
News & Articles

  • Immigration reform may flip U.S. demographics in next generation
    The United States may be on the verge of its next demographic metamorphosis.
    June 16, 2013 - Memphis Commercial Appeal
  • New IRI Report Examines the Convenience Store Channel
    The convenience store channel has long been a destination for immediate consumption purchases. However, the channel is undergoing a bit of a metamorphosis these days. Competition is heating up as convenience stores are pitted against other channels, particularly dollar and drug channels, for share of spending.
    June 11, 2013 - Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  • Tom Renney in ESPN
    All I'm seeing is the metamorphosis of a top-notch goaltender in this league,Rangers coach Tom Renney said. "He's still evolving."
  • Robert H Kupperman in Forbes
    Terrorists are undergoing a dangerous metamorphosis from technological clods relying on fanaticism to skilled tacticians,Kupperman warned in a 1988 op-ed article in The New York Times, written with journalist Jeff Kamen.
  • David Paterson in Forbes
    In the last three weeks, the Legislature has shown a metamorphosis,Paterson said in the AP interview from his office in the Capitol.

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