Definition of 'chrysalis'
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A window was open, the match flame like a moth coming 6 out of its chrysalis. THE OPEN DOOR (1995)The elevator was descending fast, it was dropping like a stone, pulling her out of her skin like an insect emerging from its chrysalis. COMPULSION (1995)
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