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Definition 1: the act of transforming so as to exalt or glorify - [noun denoting act]

(transfiguration is a kind of ...) the act of changing in form or shape or appearance

"a photograph is a translation of a scene onto a two-dimensional surface"

Definition 2: a striking change in appearance or character or circumstances - [noun denoting act]

Samples where transfiguration or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the metamorphosis of the old house into something new and exciting

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(transfiguration is a kind of ...) the act of revising or altering (involving reconsideration and modification)

"it would require a drastic revision of his opinion"

Definition 3: (New Testament) the sudden emanation of radiance from the person of Jesus - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for transfiguration in the sense of this definition

(transfiguration is a kind of ...) a marvellous event manifesting a supernatural act of a divine agent

(transfiguration belongs to category ...) the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible

Definition 4: (Christianity) a church festival held in commemoration of the Transfiguration of Jesus - [noun denoting time]

Synonyms for transfiguration in the sense of this definition

(transfiguration is a kind of ...) a religious holiday for Christians

(transfiguration belongs to category ...) a monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior

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