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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
1. To spread or escalate in an undesirable manner.
2. (Of a cancer) To spread to other parts of the body.
From Latin metastasis (transition), from Greek methistanai (to change), from meta- (beyond) + histanai (to set). Earliest documented use: 1907.
“A disruption here could metastasize quickly and lead to a general uprising.”
Myron Curtis; The Seventh Reflection; iUniverse; 2013.
See more usage examples of metastasize in Vocabulary.com’s dictionary.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell. -Edward Abbey, naturalist and author (29 Jan 1927-1989)