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I checked the Reverso Dictionary but found nothing. Searching for synonyms for change didn't yield any results, either.

Any suggestions?

Example sentence:

The sky ___ from red to maroon and from maroon to black.

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    It's in the synonym list. "The sky turned from red to maroon and from maroon to black."
    – user3169
    Nov 22 '16 at 6:31
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Turn is the verb commonly used to indicate a change in state, conditions of someone or something:

  • [ L, I or T usually + adv/prep ] to (cause to) become, change into, or come to be something:

    • The weather has suddenly turned cold.
    • When I refused to pay, he turned nasty.
    • She turned pale and started to shiver.
    • By the end of September, the leaves have started to turn (= become brown).

Cambridge Dictionary

From: CNN.com

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One of the meanings of the expression "to change into something" is to transform from one state to some other. In your sentence, it's its color that the sun changes (in the way how it's perceived by the observers) from red into maroon.

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The sky moved from red to maroon and from maroon to black.

The sky transitioned from red to maroon and from maroon to black.

The sky transformed from red to maroon and from maroon to black.

The sky faded from red to maroon and from maroon to black.(normally darker)

The sky faded from red to maroon and from maroon to black.

The sky brightened from red to maroon and from maroon to black. (normally lighter)

The sky went from red to maroon and from maroon to black.

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