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trans·mog·ri·fy

 (trăns-mŏg′rə-fī′, trănz-)
v. trans·mog·ri·fied, trans·mog·ri·fy·ing, trans·mog·ri·fies
v.tr.
To change thoroughly, as into a different shape or form. See Synonyms at convert.
v.
To be thoroughly changed: "He couldn't figure out why his simple desires for competence and order so often seemed to transmogrify into anger" (Chris Bohjalian).

[Origin unknown.]

trans·mog′ri·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.

transmogrify

(trænzˈmɒɡrɪˌfaɪ)
vb, -fies, -fying or -fied
(tr) jocular to change or transform into a different shape, esp a grotesque or bizarre one
[C17: of unknown origin]
transˌmogrifiˈcation n

trans•mog•ri•fy

(trænsˈmɒg rəˌfaɪ, trænz-)

v.t. -fied, -fy•ing.
to change in appearance or form, esp. strangely or grotesquely; transform.
[1650–60; earlier also transmigrify, transmography; appar. a pseudo-Latinism with trans-, -ify]
trans•mog`ri•fi•ca′tion, n.

transmogrify


Past participle: transmogrified
Gerund: transmogrifying

Imperative
transmogrify
transmogrify
Present
I transmogrify
you transmogrify
he/she/it transmogrifies
we transmogrify
you transmogrify
they transmogrify
Preterite
I transmogrified
you transmogrified
he/she/it transmogrified
we transmogrified
you transmogrified
they transmogrified
Present Continuous
I am transmogrifying
you are transmogrifying
he/she/it is transmogrifying
we are transmogrifying
you are transmogrifying
they are transmogrifying
Present Perfect
I have transmogrified
you have transmogrified
he/she/it has transmogrified
we have transmogrified
you have transmogrified
they have transmogrified
Past Continuous
I was transmogrifying
you were transmogrifying
he/she/it was transmogrifying
we were transmogrifying
you were transmogrifying
they were transmogrifying
Past Perfect
I had transmogrified
you had transmogrified
he/she/it had transmogrified
we had transmogrified
you had transmogrified
they had transmogrified
Future
I will transmogrify
you will transmogrify
he/she/it will transmogrify
we will transmogrify
you will transmogrify
they will transmogrify
Future Perfect
I will have transmogrified
you will have transmogrified
he/she/it will have transmogrified
we will have transmogrified
you will have transmogrified
they will have transmogrified
Future Continuous
I will be transmogrifying
you will be transmogrifying
he/she/it will be transmogrifying
we will be transmogrifying
you will be transmogrifying
they will be transmogrifying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been transmogrifying
you have been transmogrifying
he/she/it has been transmogrifying
we have been transmogrifying
you have been transmogrifying
they have been transmogrifying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been transmogrifying
you will have been transmogrifying
he/she/it will have been transmogrifying
we will have been transmogrifying
you will have been transmogrifying
they will have been transmogrifying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been transmogrifying
you had been transmogrifying
he/she/it had been transmogrifying
we had been transmogrifying
you had been transmogrifying
they had been transmogrifying
Conditional
I would transmogrify
you would transmogrify
he/she/it would transmogrify
we would transmogrify
you would transmogrify
they would transmogrify
Past Conditional
I would have transmogrified
you would have transmogrified
he/she/it would have transmogrified
we would have transmogrified
you would have transmogrified
they would have transmogrified
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.transmogrify - change completely the nature or appearance oftransmogrify - change completely the nature or appearance of; "In Kafka's story, a person metamorphoses into a bug"; "The treatment and diet transfigured her into a beautiful young woman"; "Jesus was transfigured after his resurrection"
change by reversal, reverse, turn - change to the contrary; "The trend was reversed"; "the tides turned against him"; "public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern"

transmogrify

verb
To change into a different form, substance, or state:
Translations

transmogrify

[trænzˈmɒgrɪfaɪ] VTtransformar (como por encanto) (into en) → metamorfosear (extrañamente) (into en)

transmogrify

vt (hum)auf wunderbare Weise verwandeln or umwandeln (hum)
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