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  • n. Plural form of transfiguration.

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Examples

  • Madame Trelawney reading fortunes, Snape doing transfigurations (yes, we took artistic license) with a Hermione plant that could transform a matchstick into a needle, with Madame Sprout doing potions, Madame Hooch conducting Quidditch practice, Professor McGonagall using a gigantic Sorting Hat to sort students into housed and Professor Quirrel with the Mirror of Erised.

    Literacy

  • Equally, the transfigurations can be wondrous: on that seemingly everyday journey, you might one day fall in love and step off onto the platform with your face shining.

    BREAKFAST WITH SOCRATES

  • The reality is that practically every physical thing has been through many transfigurations.

    The drugs people take — antibiotics, anti-convulsants, mood stabilizers, sex hormones — are in your drinking water.

  • In an interview Barker said, My reality is open every minute to transformations, to transfigurations - a ghost haunted, vision haunted world in which magic and demonic doings can erupt at the slightest invitation...

    The Great and Secret Show

  • John Amador dreamed us to existence like a prophet before his transition. my eyes glistened as he spoke of our victory. there's a mystery to the Row like at Golgotha. believe that! i've witnessed transfigurations on earth like it is in heaven. suffer ye the little children. baby girl - your heart remains whole, thumping with all the intensity that the world saw. and God smiled upon you when you said -

    Second Chances: Former Death Row Inmate, Kenneth Foster Jr., Breathes New Life and Hope Through Poetry

  • Whereas phrenology required its practitioners to make careful measurements of the human skull, which was fixed and unchanging, physiognomy depended on a hasty reading of the face, which underwent countless transfigurations in the course of a single day.

    The Romance of China: Excursions to China in U.S. Culture: 1776-1876

  • This fascinating book assembles more than 250 photographic images from the Victorian era to the 1960s, each purporting to document an occult phenomenon: levitations, apparitions, transfigurations, ectoplasms, spectres, ghosts, and auras.

    Spine-tingling books from YUP

  • On Mondays, Christ works His chest and biceps and completes three sets of 10 transfigurations.

    Satire: Christ Getting In Shape For Second Coming

  • But he could handle the simple facial transfigurations so that he could pass for an inhabitant from another member world in the Federation.

    NEXT "TREK": AN EXPANDED PROPOSAL

  • These invisible links that allure, these transfigurations, even of anguish, that hold us.

    C.K. Williams' poetry of youth and age

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