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transfigure

trans·fig·ure

transfigure

 
pronunciation:
traenz fIg yr
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: transfigured, transfigures, transfiguring
definition 1: to radically change the form or appearance of, esp. for the better; transform; ennoble or beautify.
similar words:
commute, metamorphose, transform
definition 2: to change so as to bring closer to a spiritual ideal; exalt or glorify.
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derivation: transfigurement (n.)
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