English verb: transfigure
|1.||transfigure (change) elevate or idealize, in allusion to Christ's transfiguration|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s somebody|
|Broader (hypernym)||alter, change, modify|
|2.||transfigure (change) change completely the nature or appearance of|
|Samples||In 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.
|Pattern of use||Something ----s|
|Broader (hypernym)||change by reversal, reverse, turn|