Transformers (In Other Words)

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Can you name some of the Transformers based on the literal meaning of their names.

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FactionName of CharacterLiterary meaning of name (# of words)
AutobotsA quick flash of a hue the color of a clear sky (2)
DecepticonsThe surging or progressing movement of a sudden and violent blow or impact (2)
AutobotsOne of any of several breeds of dogs trained to pursue game (1)
DecepticonsTo work havoc or do ruinous damage (1)
AutobotsMechanical devices which alter the torque and speed of vehicles (1)
AutobotsAn optical phenomenon, especially in the desert or at sea (1)
AutobotsAn ideal situation, greatest relevance or significance (2)
AutobotsOne who inhales glue vapors or other toxic fumes for a high (1)
AutobotsTo strike with a sweeping stroke or blow along the side (1)
AutobotsSkin consisting of a ductile, magnetic metallic element (2)
AutobotsAny of several large species of hairy bees (1)
DecepticonsA body, surface, or device that repels light, heat or sound (1)
DecepticonsTo bend or twist out of shape the region of the clouds (2)
AutobotsOne who leaps from a high steep face of a rock (2)
DecepticonsTo utter a loud, sharp, piercing sound at a large, self-luminous heavenly body (2)
AutobotsA person or thing that breaks a path or track made across a wild region (2)
DecepticonsTo make a deep, heavy, somewhat muffled, continuous sound (1)
AutobotsA mechanical device that allows movement in only one direction (1)
DecepticonsA circular saw named for the sound it makes when running at full speed (1)
DecepticonsBill of a bird containing a device that produces a straight and powerful high energy beam of light (2)
DecepticonsOne who emits a sudden, sharp noise like that produced by lightning discharge (2)
AutobotsPerson who makes a sudden dash during daytime in public while naked (2)
AutobotsOne who uses a stream of air to supply electrical energy (2)
AutobotsStrong, well-developed muscular strength (1)
AutobotsMusical genre originating in New Orleans (1)
DecepticonsGreek: prefix meaning large, suffix meaning a complex scientific instrument (2)
DecepticonsExtreme mental agitation; wild excitement or derangement (1)
AutobotsTo rove or go about stealthily (1)
DecepticonsThe surging or progressing movement of a noise, vocal utterance or tone (2)

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