transmogrify

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transmogrify

To change into something completely different.
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In this late work Beethoven exploits sonata form, the fugue and even popular Viennese songs and transmogrifies them into a work of wonders.
You probably remember the famous Harry Enfield sketch in which one of his most famous characters transmogrifies from a bouncy, annoying boy into a sullen and surly teenager.
But no, the same attraction to perceptual snarls persists and transmogrifies, and I am instead struck by the courage of the risk taken--of courting the lovely and the lyrical with no easy beautiful-print formulas to hold onto.