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metamorphose +‎ -ize


metamorphosize (third-person singular simple present metamorphosizes, present participle metamorphosizing, simple past and past participle metamorphosized)

  1. (US, nonstandard) To undergo the process of metamorphosis; to metamorphose.
    • 1995, Joyce Rupp, Little Pieces of Light...: Darkness and Personal Growth Page 36 [1]
      "Sitting in the darkness and waiting doesn't come naturally for us even though we "sat" for nine months in our mother's womb, a development which is as mysterious and marvelous as that of a caterpillar metamorphosizing into a butterfly."