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trans·fig·ure  audio  (trns-fgyr) KEY 

TRANSITIVE VERB:
trans·fig·ured, trans·fig·ur·ing, trans·fig·ures
  1. To alter the outward appearance of; transform. See Synonyms at convert.
  2. To exalt or glorify.

ETYMOLOGY:
Middle English transfiguren, from Old French transfigurer, from Latin trnsfigrre : trns-, trans- + figra, form; see dheigh- in Indo-European roots

OTHER FORMS:
trans·figure·ment(Noun)


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