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Meanwhile, the magazine couldn’t up with the rapidly metastasizing appetite of the internet, where users demand their satire be as swift and severe as possible (in the early ‘00s, MAD was even lapped online by its long-time imitator Cracked.
These items tend to metastasize irrespective of the facts, but contain powerful visual elements to which Mr. Trump is known to viscerally respond.
The problems metastasized because the staff lacked the foot soldiers in the locker room to keep everyone on board.
In recent weeks, as Democrats racked up improbable special-election victories, and the White House’s scandals continued to metastasize, Republicans grew even more craven in their fealty to the president.
In Jordan and Lebanon, the administration’s Jerusalem decision and its cuts in refugee and Palestinian aid have been body blows to governments seen as bulwarks against the region’s metastasizing chaos.
On May 30, Olivia Newton-John announced she had been diagnosed with breast cancer for the second time in her life—and this time the cancer had metastasized to her sacrum.
The gang only metastasized when the United States began deporting them.
Their work focuses on a new version of the CTC-Chip, a technology first developed in 2007 to detect circulating tumor cells, the cells that leave a tumor and travel through the bloodstream to metastasize in other parts of the body.
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medical Definition of metastasize
- … all ten were primary brain cancers; that is, they had originated in the brain, and not metastasized there from elsewhere in the body.
- —Paul Brodeur, The New Yorker, 9 July 1990
metastasizationalso British metastasisation play \mə-ˌtas-tə-sə-ˈzā-shən\ noun
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