verb (used with object), met·a·mor·phosed, met·a·mor·phos·ing.
verb (used without object), met·a·mor·phosed, met·a·mor·phos·ing.
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Origin of metamorphose
OTHER WORDS FROM metamorphoseun·met·a·mor·phosed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for metamorphose
Life has a way of metamorphosing even the most vociferous young.
Friends have been metamorphosing like butterflies, healing bad habits and addictions.
Then they went there together, Quetzalcoatl metamorphosing himself into a 'black ant.'The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 5|Hubert Howe Bancroft
Tadpoles were in the rocky streams, and metamorphosing young were on vegetation at the edges of the streams.The Amphibians and Reptiles of Michoacn, Mxico|William E. Duellman
Young from the eggs laid in the first week of August were metamorphosing during the last week of August.Field Study of Kansas Ant-Eating Frog|Henry S. Fitch
These saucy creatures are forever finding out wonders, and forever metamorphosing molehills into mountains.American Historical and Literary Curiosities, Part 12.|John Jay Smith
This property of lycanthropy, or metamorphosing into a beast, probably dates back to man's creation.Werwolves|Elliott O'Donnell