transfiguration

[ trans-fig-yuh-rey-shuh n, trans-fig- ]SEE DEFINITION OF transfiguration
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The transfiguration then was the divine defiance of the coming darkness.

The Transfiguration, by Raphael, is an eminent example of this peculiar merit.

She moved up to him and looked at him with an affection that was a transfiguration.

The Transfiguration, I think, will make a stare in England!'

Do you know where the Church of the Transfiguration is located?

But why did you drive to the Church of the Transfiguration, at all?

He was not conscious of her transfiguration, and she dropped her eyes for fear of showing it.

I think he is; and have never disguised my opinion about the "Transfiguration."

Thus, without any trouble, he could appear with Elijah on the Mount of Transfiguration.

In a period of time incalculably short, transfiguration had come to her.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Latin transfigurationem, noun of action from past participle stem of transfigurare (see transfigure). In English, originally "the change in appearance of Christ before his disciples" (Matt. xvii:2; Mark ix:2,3). The non-Christian sense is first recorded 1540s.

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