Transmute Trans*mute", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Transmuted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Transmuting}.] [L. transmutare, transmutatum; trans across + mutare to change. See {Mutable}, and cf. {Transmew}.] To change from one nature, form, or substance, into another; to transform. [1913 Webster]

The caresses of parents and the blandishments of friends transmute us into idols. --Buckminster. [1913 Webster]

Transmuting sorrow into golden joy Free from alloy. --H. Smith. [1913 Webster]

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