[trans-mog-ruh-fahy, tranz-]
verb (used with object), transmogrified, transmogrifying.
to change in appearance or form, especially strangely or grotesquely; transform.

1650–60; earlier also transmigrify, transmography; apparently a pseudo-Latinism with trans-, -ify

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

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Word Origin & History

"to change completely," 1656, apparently a perversion of transmigure, from transmigrate, perhaps influenced by modify.
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Example sentences
Before this all but proto-historic transmogrification of the land-face.
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