verb (used with object), trans·fixed or trans·fixt, trans·fix·ing.
Words nearby transfix
Origin of transfix
OTHER WORDS FROM transfixtrans·fix·ion [trans-fik-shuhn] /trænsˈfɪk ʃən/, nounun·trans·fixed, adjective
Examples from the Web for transfix
Miraculously, Malala survived, and her courage, wisdom, and optimism have continued to transfix and inspire the world.Promoting Girls’ Education Isn’t Enough: Malala Can Do More|Paula Kweskin|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Merle was looking Old Broadbrim squarely in the eye and his gaze seemed to transfix him like a lance.Old Broadbrim Into the Heart of Australia|Author of "Old Broadbrim"
The natives made deep pits to catch them, with bamboo spears at the bottom to transfix them when they fall in.Sketches of Our Life at Sarawak|Harriette McDougall
At the same moment Glumm ran up, intending to transfix the brute with his spear.Erling the Bold|R.M. Ballantyne