transmute


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Synonyms for transmute

Synonyms for transmute

Synonyms for transmute

change in outward structure or looks

alter the nature of (elements)

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So begins a scene that is verging on play-like, but that soon transmutes into a work of fiction so compelling that you're glad the book is divided into sections.
there is a renewed urgency to not only tolerate the other, but to actively engage the love that transmutes the lead of ignorance into the gold of authentic connection.
In 1891, Friedrich Nietzsche completed Also sprach Zarathustra, in which he elaborated upon his conception of the Ubermensch, that rationally superior person who spurns conventional Christian "herd morality" and transmutes himself, like a triumphant alchemist, to fully realize human potential and creative mastery.
With a Jackie Chan karate chop to the stereotype of the submissive Asian woman, Magdalen Hsu-Li answers back in the name of all outsiders--not as an agitprop political shouter but in the seductive voice of a tenderhearted artist who transmutes anger, beauty, and hope into a fully realized album.
And they will be halted in their tracks if their presentation transmutes into a sales pitch
Zadiel: Transmutes the lower energies and helps with forgiveness, diplomacy and tolerance.
For example, the model of a new type of African American literature which elevates or transmutes elements of "folk" culture into "high" culture proposed in Johnson's Autobiography of an Ex- Colored Man (1912) is heavily marked by Synge and other Irish writers.
In this context it has to do with paradise once possessed and then lost, with an original pastoral perfection that later transmutes into its opposite, time and change creating a gulf between idyllic then and blighted alienated now" (3).
In this way, fascination and preoccupation with and service to one's self transmutes into a vicarious identification with the aloneness of others and their needs.
The result of these implementations transmutes the client into a highly competitive and highly effective e-Business.
In other words, he seems concerned with tracing the process by which "pure" form transmutes itself into symbol.
In the attenuated heartbeats that fall between the moment of commitment and the moment of execution, the pooling fear distills, climaxes and transmutes.
In old age such a star transmutes lighter elements to heavier ones.
Pokemon is, well, Pokemon, a brilliantly constructed video game kids can't resist, even when it transmutes into a movie, TV show or trading cards.
There is nothing enigmatic about the front cover image showing the Foster Gherkin as a space rocket at take-off; nor on the back, where the up-blown dress of Marilyn Monroe, an iconic image from The Seven Year Itch, transmutes into Gehryesque Bilbao titanium facades.