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English verb: transfigure

1. transfigure (change) elevate or idealize, in allusion to Christ's transfiguration


Synonymsglorify, spiritualize


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify

2. transfigure (change) change completely the nature or appearance of


SamplesIn Kafka's story, a person metamorphoses into a bug.
The treatment and diet transfigured her into a beautiful young woman.
Jesus was transfigured after his resurrection.


Synonymsmetamorphose, transmogrify


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)change by reversal, reverse, turn









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