metamorphose


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Three metamorphoses of the spirit do I designate to you: how the spirit becometh a camel, the camel a lion, and the lion at last a child.
Three metamorphoses of the spirit have I designated to you: how the spirit became a camel, the camel a lion, and the lion at last a child.
According to the website, his installations enable individiuals "en masse, without their clothing, grouped together (to) metamorphose into a new shape".
Outdoors, in pools designed to simulate ponds, the herbicide drastically reduced the share of wild tadpoles able to metamorphose.
Attached to the top of the container, they metamorphose into .
It is Mochetti's merit to bring out this adolescent trait, which is not always outgrown, and which can sometimes metamorphose into something more monstrous, if one lacks the courage to give it tangible form where it is manifested more objectively.
Morph: It's a delightful sound, morph, which may account for the sudden popularity of this shortened version of metamorphosis or the back-formed verb metamorphose.
Now, in tOO many cases, honest differences of opinion metamorphose all too readily into ideologies, and the stakes ratchet up for both sides.
With characters who metamorphose from human to animal form, this satirical tale suggests a cross between Aesop's fables and Kafka's The Metamorphosis, while the graphic descriptions of the physical transformations recall scenes from movies like Altered States.
a life cycle where the larval salamander does not metamorphose (Lanoo, 2005).
Ordinarily, between 6 and 11 percent of leopard frog tadpoles survive and metamorphose into adults, notes coauthor Vance L.