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trans-fĭgūro , āvi, ātum, 1, v. a., change in shape, to transform, transfigure, metamorphose (post-Aug.; cf.: verto, muto).
II. Trop., to change, transform: “judicum animos in eum quem volumus habitum formare et velut transfigurare,Quint. 6, 2, 1: intellego, non emendari me tantum, sed transfigurari, Sen. Ep. 6, 1.—
B. Esp.
1. With se, to assume to be, pretend to be: “transfigurantes se in apostolos,Vulg. 2 Cor. 11, 13.—
2. To express under a figure of speech: “haec transfiguravi in me et Apollo propter vos,Vulg. 1 Cor. 4, 6.
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