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Verb: transfigure  tranz'fi-g(y)u(r)
  1. Elevate or idealize, in allusion to Christ's transfiguration
    - glorify, spiritualize, spiritualise [Brit]
  2. Change completely the nature or appearance of
    "The treatment and diet transfigured her into a beautiful young woman"; "Jesus was transfigured after his resurrection";
    - metamorphose, transmogrify

Derived forms: transfigured, transfigures, transfiguring

Type of: alter, change, change by reversal, modify, reverse, turn

Encyclopedia: Transfigure