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    metamorphose

    metamorphose - Dictionary definition and meaning for word metamorphose

    Definition
    (verb) change completely the nature or appearance of
    Synonyms : transfigure , transmogrify
    Example Sentence
    • In Kafka's story, a person metamorphoses into a bug
    • The treatment and diet transfigured her into a beautiful young woman
    • Jesus was transfigured after his resurrection
    Definition
    (verb) change in outward structure or looks
    Synonyms : transform , transmute
    Example Sentence
    • He transformed into a monster
    • The salesman metamorphosed into an ugly beetle
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for metamorphose

sounds like metamorphosis i.e. changing of pupa into insect...thats the meaning change in form or nature

take the morpheous part from the word. Morpheous from the movie Matrix keeps on changing his state from a normal person to the the super powered person from other world. Hence the word means changing states or to transform.

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