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Figurative UsePlay
Metamorphosis can describe non-physical changes in beliefs or knowledge. SlideHis political views experienced a metamorphosis during college.
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Literature and films often depict characters undergoing dramatic change as a metamorphosis. SlideThe superhero's metamorphosis began after being exposed to a mysterious substance.
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Do not confuse with minor change; metamorphosis implies a profound or total change. SlideThe renovation did not just update the house; it was a complete metamorphosis.