Definitions for: Transfix


[v] pierce with a sharp stake or point; "impale a shrimp on a skewer"
[v] to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe; "The eye of the Ancient Mariner fascinated the wedding guest." Burton; "The serpent fascinates its prey,..by the power of his eyes." Todd & Bowman



Webster (1913) Definition: Trans*fix", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Transfixed; p. pr.
& vb. n. Transfixing.] [L. transfixus, p. p. of transfigure
to transfix; trans across, through + figere to fix, fasten.
See Fix.]
To pierce through, as with a pointed weapon; to impale; as,
to transfix one with a dart.

Synonyms: empale, fascinate, grip, impale, spellbind, spike

See Also: interest, pierce, pin, spear, thrust


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