But now, the idea of Ferguson had metastasized and spread, too.
But misplaced priorities at Penn State metastasized into something else entirely, a hideous tumor of shame and scandal.
The war launched to achieve regime change in Baghdad metastasized into three wars.
metastasize me·tas·ta·size (mə-tās'tə-sīz')
v. me·tas·ta·sized, me·tas·ta·siz·ing, me·tas·ta·siz·es
To be transmitted or transferred by or as if by metastasis.