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metastasize

muh ta stuh sahyz

  • v  spread throughout the body
    the cancer had metastasized and the patient could not be saved

  • In Washington, scandals metastasize, growing and changing until we can't remember what they were about in the beginning.
  • But if the current political instabilities are allowed to metastasize, Asian nations could tire of the notion of democracy altogether because it's considered too messy, ineffectual .
  • Unlike other cancers, basal-cell carcinomas rarely metastasize, or migrate to form tumors in other parts of the body.

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