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metamorphose into

To change into a drastically different form, appearance, or character; to undergo a transformation into someone or something new. Few would believe these this ugly, creepy little larvae could metamorphose into the cute ladybugs we all know and love. After the massive investment, the small start-up company metamorphosed into a huge operation with a sizeable global influence.

metamorphose into something

to transform into something. This ugly caterpillar will surely metamorphose into something beautiful At about eighteen, Wally metamorphosed into a reasonably handsome young man.
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beings are shown in the process of metamorphosing into other life forms, as if the images are moving, without any sense of discontinuity between the different pictures.
These mythical creatures--some of which resembled Smith--included an Eve metamorphosing into her own serpent next to another pondering the apple, a sort of undressed Red Riding Hood mounting the wolf, naked girls frolicking sensually with bears and lions, and some barefoot Alices in Wonderland.
Botanical research into more efficient farming techniques and medicinal uses has had a substantial direct impact on world health, and research institutes have become part of the new market economy, metamorphosing into companies quoted on stock exchanges to attract the finance for expensive experimental work.
Harry shoves himself into the center of the movie early on, metamorphosing into a scary tempest within the banal but nicely rendered teapot of a middle-class family on summer holiday.
Yuri Possokhov's Magrittomania is most inventive in its visual presentation of Belgian painter Rene Magritte's Surrealist images of ordinary objects metamorphosing into unfathomable strangeness.
"Defendant apparently believes it can evade federal tax law by metamorphosing into various different forms of entity" Barker said in her decision.
And now she offers up herself yet again as beggar metamorphosing into Phoenix to propose the durability and elasticity of the reconstituted self.
As Sinatra croons, "I've Got You Under My Skin" Carlson struts like a showgirl who seems to be metamorphosing into a real bird.