from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Variant of metamorphic.

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  • adj. metamorphic

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as metamorphic.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to metamorphosis (especially of rocks)
  • adj. produced by metamorphosis


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  • To metamorphous an inner wish, to undo the done, to fly.

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  • The metamorphous stage of turning an idea into something people can appreciate and admire is truly an art form.

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  • The talk, I hear on MC now is slowly changing (as it should) to lesser expat traffic and this (without the panic) will, in the long run, be a tough metamorphous brought on by an overdue economic reality check.

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  • Though it has dimmed in recent years due to a series of bizarre lifestyle choices, most notable of which is a metamorphous plastic face, his gargantuan talent and musical body of work will likely prove enough to secure him a glowing post-mortem legacy.

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  • Mark Penn may have mismanaged the campaign, but Clinton cannot blame her metamorphous into the Happy Warrior entirely on him.

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  • Besides amending his troop level deliberations from "I listen to the Generals," to "I listen to the Generals as long as they say what I want them to say," the most egregious bovine excrement came when President Bush was asked how it was that he could say "Absolutely, we're winning" two months ago and then make the subtle metamorphous to "we aren't winning" today.


  • The metamorphous began under Reagan, is fueled by the modern media, and is being perfected by Bush.


  • They are variable mixtures of the metamorphous carbonates of protoxide of iron and lime.

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  • Bunch portrays a man who was once the president of the Screen Actors Guild, the labor union for the acting profession, and a Democrat, and through some form of midlife metamorphous became the a voice for the right wing of the Republican Party.


  • Luongo is 30 now, an age when good goaltenders begin a metamorphous toward greatness.


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