Trans*mute" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Transmuted; p. pr. & vb. n. Transmuting.] [L. transmutare, transmutatum; trans across + mutare to change. See Mutable, and cf. Transmew.]
To change from one nature, form, or substance, into another; to transform.
The caresses of parents and the blandishments of friends transmute us into idols.
Transmuting sorrow into golden joy
Free from alloy.
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