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transfigure

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Definition change completely the nature or appearance of — especially in a positive way
  • Her face was transfigured by a smile.
transfigured = completely changed
  • The treatment and diet transfigured her into a beautiful young woman
  • transfigured = completely changed
  • She was transfigured by a spiritual awakening.
  • transfigured = completely changed
  • Ernest rose before me transfigured, the apostle of truth, with shining brows and the fearlessness of one of Gods own angels, battling for the truth and the right, and battling for the succor of the poor and lonely and oppressed.
    Jack London  --  The Iron Heel
  • Have you never seen the dull blues and greens of a room changed, transfigured by a burst of sunshine?
    Kate Douglas Wiggin  --  Rebecca Of Sunnybrook Farm
  • McGonagall transfigured the chessmen to make them alive;
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
  • transfigured = completely changed the nature of
  • He was a man transfigured.
    John Steinbeck  --  The Pearl
  • transfigured = completely changed
  • Stephen's transfigured.
    David Almond  --  Clay
  • transfigured = completely changed in nature or appearance
  • There the sun still walked, transfiguring the peaks with glory, when all the land below was wrapped in darkness.
    Arthur C. Clarke  --  Childhood's End
  • His frame seemed wrenched as though by the passing of an evil spirit, and the reaction left his face transfigured.
    Zane Grey  --  The Heritage of the Desert
  • When Ana Diaz returned, she was transfigured.
    Isabel Allende  --  The House of Spirits
  • And Lestat sat there with his eyes closed, his face transfigured with his pain.
    Anne Rice  --  Interview with the Vampire
  • But they came out into a treacherous summer night, the air lazy and a little moon above transfigured maples.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Babbitt
  • Those urges just become transfigured by illness.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • That kiss had transfigured him.
    Zane Grey  --  The Border Legion
  • No: her face was transfigured now, her whole being was made new by the power of her salvation.
    James Baldwin  --  Go Tell It on the Mountain
  • So Glenn Kilbourne loomed heroically in Carley's transfigured sight.
    Zane Grey  --  The Call of the Canyon
  • Once again Hilde had an almost transfiguring conviction that Sophie and Alberto really existed.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie's World
  • She embraced his leg, she covered it with kisses, she cried, "O my child, my darling!" lifting toward him a face that was transfigured with joy and love.
    Mark Twain  --  The Prince and The Pauper
  • It is a precious, world-transfiguring stare when a girl looks at you with love in her eyes for the first time.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline

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