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Sea change   /si tʃeɪndʒ/   Listen
Sea change

A profound transformation.

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"Sea change" Quotes from Famous Books

... against which precisely it was barred. A situation, after all, could be too pictorial, looked at from the point of view of the Order, a consideration which flashed with grateful humour across her anxiety. Alicia would have known; but both the Livingstones had gone for a short sea change to Ceylon with Duff Lindsay and some touring people from Surrey. They were most anxious, Hilda remembered, that Arnold should accompany them. Could he in the end have gone? There was, of course, the accredited fount and source of all information, the Brother Superior; but with what propriety ...
— Hilda - A Story of Calcutta • Sara Jeannette Duncan

Words linked to "Sea change" :   transmutation, transformation, shift

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