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- 1. transfigure, glorify, spiritualize, change, alter, modify
- usage: elevate or idealize, in allusion to Christ's transfiguration
- 2. metamorphose, transfigure, transmogrify, change by reversal, turn, reverse
- usage: change completely the nature or appearance of; "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"
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