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Synonyms for metamorphosis

Synonyms for metamorphosis

the process or result of changing from one appearance, state, or phase to another

Synonyms for metamorphosis

the marked and rapid transformation of a larva into an adult that occurs in some animals

a striking change in appearance or character or circumstances

a complete change of physical form or substance especially as by magic or witchcraft

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The metamorphosis excites in the beholder an emotion of joy.
com)-- Metamorphosis Opera Theater will present its first fully staged opera, Medee by Darius Milhaud, on Sept 18th and 19th at 7:30pm.
Lead author of the study Professor Steve Eales, from Cardiff University's School of Physics and Astronomy, said: "Galaxies are the basic building blocks of the universe, so this metamorphosis really does represent one of the most significant changes in its appearance and properties in the last eight billion years.
METAMORPHOSIS OF JAPAN AFTER THE WAR Open Eye Gallery SEVENTY years ago, Japan was a broken country - atomic bombs had been dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and cities like Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya ere smoking ruins.
Metamorphosis can be divided into three groups based on the epic works: transformation of gods and deities Board of humans or animals are more specific, human metamorphosis in humans or animals come on board, things change because the Court, Elves and demons and even some phenomena and the deformable objects such as vault.
Last night, on the eve of New York Fashion Week, in presence of the models Anja Rubik and Coco Rocha , Andrew Van Wyngarden from the band MGMT , Carmelo Anthony , Kelly Rutherford, the DJ Bob Sinclar and many others, the Dom Perignon champagne announced its promising new collaboration with world-renowned designer Iris van Herpen: Dom Perignon Metamorphosis by Iris van Herpen.
Size and date at metamorphosis during the recruitment season were determined for 1,925 postlarvae (shell length, 255-900 [micro]m) with prodissoconch II (PII) measurements.
In 2011, he also took part in a new venture: Arthur Pita's dance-theater adaptation of the Kafka novella, The Metamorphosis, a Royal Ballet production that tours to New York's Joyce Theater this month.
Facultative paedomorphosis refers to among-individual variation in metamorphosis: some individuals experience the typical metamorphosis as a juvenile whereas others become sexual mature and forego metamorphosis (i.
The role of such alterations in the surviving literary texts of ancient Mesopotamia, a subject that has not yet been the subject of any comprehensive study, stands in stark contrast: the topos of metamorphosis, here defined specifically as radical physical transformation from one category of being to another (as from human to animal), is rarely invoked and is associated with only a few deities in a very restricted set of circumstances.
Marilyn Monroe: Metamorphosis gathers spectacular work from Marilyn's key photographers under one cover, offering a fine collection of images from every period of her adult life up to weeks just before her death.
Kafka's novella The Metamorphosis was first published about 100 years ago.
Metamorphosis Day Spa, a full service day spa in New York City, US, has introduced a new Green Peel Treatment.
Feldherr's premise, centred upon an interpretation of metamorphosis first developed in his chapter on the subject in The Cambridge Companion to Ovid, edited by Philip Hardie (2002), is that radical Ovidian transformation creates a "hermeneutic puzzle" for the reader (26), who must continually reflect on and revise her view of the poem by intentionally adopting one available perspective and refusing others (which remain strategically in play for alternative readings).