transfigure


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to change into a different form, substance, or state

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elevate or idealize, in allusion to Christ's transfiguration

change completely the nature or appearance of

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About the GESTURE and TRANSFIGURE studies GESTURE is a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, parallel-group Phase IIIb study of patients with moderate to severe non-pustular palmoplantar psoriasis.
Both Charles Long and Toni Morrison work off of similar understandings of the need to re-visit and transfigure trauma from the past for the sake of a new future.
But the sequencing of the couplet's two lines, like the larger movement of this passage, suggests that the poetic image aspires to the status of an individual life, which can transfigure many other lives through prophetic action.
To give him credit, Chambers certainly tries to address some ways that poets "transfigure" ritual, but he is more concerned with how liturgy transfigures them and shapes their poetry.
The wonderful string quartets (the eerie Kreutzer Sonata and the transfigure d In tima te Le tters) naturally head the menu, but there are also welcome inclusions of Pohadka for cello and piano, and the troubled Violin Sonata.
We prayed for strength in the midst of wrenching loss and hope for a resurrection life that could transfigure even death itself.
Johnson writes that writing is a mode of thought, that writing works out problems of self: Just as Rutherford needs "to transcribe and thereby transfigure all we had experienced, and somehow through all this .
Kentridge does not so much clothe the opera in a particular visual style as draw out and transfigure its genre-specific resources--the cleaving of the empirical body from the dramatic voice, the tension between the aria that explores a single theme and the recitative that pushes the narrative along--into vehicles for the themes his other media, namely, film and drawing, have explored.
Indeed, the personae of Happiness (lard-ass murderess, milquetoast pedophile) stand on the cusp of contentment; I imagine that if they concentrate on their humiliation, they might transfigure it into cheerfulness.
5) Rooted in an unhealable wound, Gothic aspiration nevertheless tries to tum the symptoms of pathology and hurt to creative advantage - to transfigure their meaning by exaggerating their appearance.