Transfiguring
Transfigure Trans*fig"ure (?; 135), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Transfigured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Transfiguring}.] [F. transfigurer, L. transfigurare, transfiguratum; trans across, over + figurare to form, shape. See {Figure}, v. t.] 1. To change the outward form or appearance of; to metamorphose; to transform. [1913 Webster]

2. Especially, to change to something exalted and glorious; to give an ideal form to. [1913 Webster]

[Jesus] was transfigured before them; and his face did shine as the sun, and his raiment was white as the light. --Matt. xvii. 2. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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