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English noun: Transfiguration

1. Transfiguration (time) (Christianity) a church festival held in commemoration of the Transfiguration of Jesus


SynonymsAugust 6, Transfiguration Day


Broader (hypernym)Christian holy day


Domain categoryChristian religion, Christianity

2. Transfiguration (event) (New Testament) the sudden emanation of radiance from the person of Jesus


SynonymsTransfiguration of Jesus


Broader (hypernym)miracle


Domain categoryNew Testament

3. transfiguration (act) a striking change in appearance or character or circumstances


SamplesThe metamorphosis of the old house into something new and exciting.


Synonymsmetamorphosis


Broader (hypernym)alteration, revision

4. transfiguration (act) the act of transforming so as to exalt or glorify


Broader (hypernym)transformation, translation









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