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transfiguration

trans·fig·u·ra·tion

transfiguration

pronunciation:
traenz fIg y reI shn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of transforming or the state of being transformed in form or appearance, esp. to an idealized or spiritualized state.
similar words:
transformation
definition 2: (cap.) such a transformation ascribed to Jesus Christ in the Bible, or the church festival celebrating this event, observed on August 6.