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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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We measured larval shell growth, larval survivorship, acquisition of competence for metamorphosis, and juvenile shell growth in order to understand the relationship of responses to nutrition and pH across the larva-to-juvenile transition.
The gods may wilfully alter themselves into provisional forms (often in the service of fulfilling sexual desires), but Ovidian metamorphosis is characteristically a terminal affair or, as one recent commentator has put it, a 'one-time occurrence' for mortals.
(3) However, while metamorphosis became the vehicle for metaphor in the Middle Ages, the line between metaphor and metamorphosis nevertheless remained very thin (Barkan 102).
For 38 species, there was only a single publication reporting research on larval development to metamorphosis. Of those 38, 13 publications included a single experiment with only one treatment.
"Metamorphosis isn't a new bicycle, but is a new way of conceiving and living the bicycle" declares Paolo Pininfarina, Chairman of the Group.
To complement the Montblanc Heritage Collection, Rouge & Noir Spider Metamorphosis writing instruments, Montblanc is introducing special ink and refills in a grey inspired by the colour of the spider web.
The Metamorphosis is one of Kafka's most interesting works which was written in 1912 and published in 1915.
Critique: Original, entertaining, narrative driven, "Metamorphosis of Power" is an extraordinary novel from cover to cover, and one that fully showcases author Creig Alexander's genuine flair as a compelling storyteller.
Metamorphosis will run daily from 10am to 10pm until January 27.
And in this way, from the poem's opening invocation onwards, metamorphosis and citation go hand in hand --as much a methodology as a mythical theme.
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GreenWave Advisors, LLC has released a report that calls a marijuana market metamorphosis with both legalized medical and recreational use, evaluating the practicality of a merged regulatory regime, the company said.
Since unveiling Metamorphosis by Plantasens at In-Cosmetics Paris, we've had lots of positive feedback from industry players excited to experiment with the possibilities we're creating for their formulations."
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Minneapolis, MN, September 11, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Metamorphosis Opera Theater will present its first fully staged opera, Medee by Darius Milhaud, on Sept 18th and 19th at 7:30pm.