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transfigure
used in The Bluest Eye

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Definition
change completely the nature or appearance of — especially in a positive way
  • My choices of language (speakerly, aural, colloquial), my reliance for full comprehension on codes embedded in black culture, my effort to effect immediate co-conspiracy and intimacy (without any distancing, explanatory fabric), as well as my attempt to shape a silence while breaking it are attempts to transfigure the complexity and wealth of Black American culture into a language worthy of the culture.
    6 — Afterword (95% in)

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