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metamorphosis

noun

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a change in form, appearance, or use
  • the metamorphosis of caterpillars into butterflies
  • the metamorphosis of the abandoned factory into a mixed-use property

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The first known use of metamorphosis was in the 15th century

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“Metamorphosis.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/metamorphosis. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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