transfigure

Definitions of transfigure
1

v change completely the nature or appearance of

“The treatment and diet transfigured her into a beautiful young woman”
“Jesus was transfigured after his resurrection”
Synonyms:
metamorphose, transmogrify
Type of:
change by reversal, reverse, turn
change to the contrary

v elevate or idealize, in allusion to Christ's transfiguration

Synonyms:
glorify, spiritualize
Type of:
alter, change, modify
cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

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