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transfigure

Saltos de línea: trans|fig¦ure
Pronunciación: /transˈfɪɡə
 
, trɑːns-, -nz-/

Definición de transfigure en inglés:

verbo

[with object]
Transform into something more beautiful or elevated: the world is made luminous and is transfigured
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Meanwhile, a residential construction and remodeling boom promises to transfigure the look of the place still further.
  • Technology or mechanistic craft adjusts to the functions of everyday life; art elevates and transfigures the everyday into a transcendent state.
  • William Blake produced a series of visionary paintings about mankind transfigured by revolution and a series of graphic illustrations to highlight the plight of black slaves tortured in Surinam.
Sinónimos
rearrange, reshape, remodel, redo, reconstruct, recast, rebuild, reorganize, renew, revolutionize
humorous transmogrify

Origen

Middle English: from Old French transfigurer or Latin transfigurare, from trans- 'across' + figura 'figure'.

Words that rhyme with transfigure

chigger, configure, digger, figure, Frigga, jigger, ligger, rigger, rigor, rigour, snigger, swigger, trigger, vigour (US vigor)

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