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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of metastasize.

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  • As you drive north from metropolitan Phoenix, you will see the inevitable sprawl that kind of metastasizes across the landscape.

    Press Briefing On Protecting Critical Lands Across America

  • Despite Petraeus '"dark before the dawn" rhetoric, the spike in violence we're seeing now is consistent with a well-established pattern of ever-increasing violence as the insurgency metastasizes across the country.

    Derrick Crowe: Afghanistan, Year Ten

  • Physicians say the form of pancreatic cancer Mr. Jobs has often metastasizes in another organ.

    Jobs Struggled With Health Problems for Years

  • Every once in awhile the list sort of metastasizes and I have a list for one week that's about three weeks 'worth of stuff.

    Barnstorming on an Invisible Segway

  • Then they get older, and watch their parents get cancer and are grateful that their parents actually get prompt, quality care instead of sitting on a waiting list while their cancer metastasizes. joel hanes Says:

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  • The damage that his unthinking, sadistic, fuck-the-world, bully-boy policy on torture has done to the U. S.'s stature around the world is like a malignant cancer deep in the gut of how we will go on as a world leader — sickening and weakening us from within but leaving us able for a time to stomp about a bit before it metastasizes and leaves us politically bedridden.

    Look 'Pon The Devil's Brow...An Impossibility...

  • A malignancy in situ (Hamas in Gaza) does not tend to become more benign after it grows and metastasizes (Hamas in control of the PA).

    The Volokh Conspiracy » More on “What if the Palestinians Don’t Want a State?”

  • Even if the transplant is a success, this form of cancer frequently metastasizes, especially as the medications used to treat transplant patients can increase the likelihood of recurrence by weakening the body's immune system and creating an environment more hospitable to tumor growth.

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  • The damage that his unthinking, sadistic, fuck-the-world, bully-boy policy on torture has done to the U. S.'s stature around the world is like a malignant cancer deep in the gut of how we will go on as a world leader — sickening and weakening us from within but leaving us able for a time to stomp about a bit before it metastasizes and leaves us politically bedridden.

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  • Despite Petraeus '"dark before the dawn" rhetoric, the spike in violence we're seeing now is consistent with a well-established pattern of ever-increasing violence as the insurgency metastasizes across the country.

    Derrick Crowe: Afghanistan, Year Ten

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