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metamorphosis
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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metamorphosis
Used in
Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • Meanwhile Troy had added a few touches to his ordinary make-up for the character, the more effectually to disguise himself, and though he had felt faint qualms on first entering, the metamorphosis effected by judiciously "lining" his face with a wire rendered him safe from the eyes of Bathsheba and her men.  (not reviewed by editor)

Samples from Other Sources
  • the metamorphosis of the old house into something new and exciting

  • Strangely enough, in some ways Gramps seemed as upset with Dad`s metamorphosis as Henry had been.
    Gayle Forman  --  If I Stay

  • I mean she was taken away from the Minotaur before she could die. She was turned into a shower of gold, right? That`s metamorphosis. Not death.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lightning Thief

  • Swathed in silk, I feel like a caterpillar in a cocoon awaiting metamorphosis.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Hunger Games Book #3 (Mockingjay)

  • The transition had been so sudden and so unexpected that it left me for a moment forgetful of aught else than my strange metamorphosis.
    Burroughs, Edgar Rice  --  A Princess of Mars
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