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transfigure
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The Scarlet Letter
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  • The people looked, with an unshaken hope, to see the minister come forth out of the conflict transfigured with the glory which he would unquestionably win.
  • We shall see whether Hester Prynne were ever afterwards so touched and so transfigured.
  • But the point which drew all eyes, and, as it were, transfigured the wearer—so that both men and women who had been familiarly acquainted with Hester Prynne were now impressed as if they beheld her for the first time—was that SCARLET LETTER, so fantastically embroidered and illuminated upon her bosom.

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  • The treatment and diet transfigured her into a beautiful young woman
  • her face, transfigured by a smile

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