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metamorphose (v.)

"to change into a different form, alter or modify the shape or character of," 1570s, from French métamorphoser (16c.), from métamorphose (n.), from Latin metamorphosis (see metamorphosis). Related: Metamorphosed. The Greek verb was metamorphoun.

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Definitions of metamorphose from WordNet

metamorphose (v.)
change completely the nature or appearance of;
In Kafka's story, a person metamorphoses into a bug
metamorphose (v.)
change in outward structure or looks;
The salesman metamorphosed into an ugly beetle
Synonyms: transform / transmute
From wordnet.princeton.edu