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used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

3 uses
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to change completely in appearance or elemental nature
  • Being even now only a young woman of twenty, one who mentally and sentimentally had not finished growing, it was impossible that any event should have left upon her an impression that was not in time capable of transmutation.
    3 — The Rally (6% in)
  • But the complexion even of external things seemed to suffer transmutation as her announcement progressed.
    5 — The Woman Pays (0% in)
  • His mood transmuted itself into a dogged indifference till at length he fancied he was looking on his own existence with the passive interest of an outsider.
    5 — The Woman Pays (43% in)

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