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English verb: metamorphose

1. metamorphose (change) change completely the nature or appearance of


SamplesIn 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.


Synonymstransfigure, transmogrify


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)change by reversal, reverse, turn

2. metamorphose (change) change in outward structure or looks


SamplesHe transformed into a monster.
The salesman metamorphosed into an ugly beetle.


Synonymstransform, transmute


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)change


Narrower (hyponym)aurify, become, turn









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