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transmogrify

To change into something completely different.
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The wild corncrakes become 'domesticated' through their transmogrification into data through the scientific processes surrounding environmentality (p.
In the Fable series the player can gain a Potion of Transmogrification that changes the PC from male to female or from female to male.
So, too, goes Lamar on his celebrated album To Pimp a Butterfly (2015), which finds him moving fluidly between various subject positions to critique the "I," the "you," and the "we." On tracks such as "u" and "The Blacker the Berry," we hear Lamar wrestling with self-loathing as well as with the white patriarchal gaze as he arcs toward self-knowledge and interior transmogrification. These are tools handed down to him by Baldwin (and, for that matter, Baldwin's dear friend Simone), no doubt.
By using several mathematical algorithms, the server has to provide a key for transmogrification which can be done only by sending OTP as mails.
This transmogrification started with royalty but in time spread down the social scale.
He discusses his transmogrification of Robert Pinget's 1960 play La Manivelle, renamed The Old Tune, its characters changed from Parisians to Dubliners, and thanks her for all her work preparing the script for her BBC production.
Adventures of imperial panic undergo their own transformational queer reading in "Disintegrating Binaries, Disintegrating Bodies: Queer Imperial Transmogrification in H.
Paley shows how the militarization of Mexico--justified by the so-called war on drugs--is useful to foreign mining companies because it closes space for community resistance to the transmogrification of the economic system.
But his view has to some extent been reinforced by the eager designers who have seized upon Calder's motifs and by the transmogrification of the mobile into a baby's toy.
In April, several days after North Charleston, South Carolina, police officer Michael Slager stopped Walter Scott for a busted taillight and then fatally shot him, the usual cable-news transmogrification of victim into superpredator ran into problems.
This is a reflection of the doctrine of transmogrification. Also, among the Basotho of South Africa, there are names which strongly manifest the people's belief in transmogrification.
The biggest surprise of the evening was the inclusion of Ronald Stevenson's Fantasy on Peter Grimes, a wonderful post-Lisztian transmogrification of themes from Britten's opera, despatched by Levit with blistering virtuosity.