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changed in form or character without becoming something else

having testicles or ovaries removed

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changed in order to improve or made more fit for a particular purpose

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For a thing is altered when change of quality takes place; therefore either rest in its quality or change in the direction of the contrary may be called the contrary of this qualitative form of motion.
The next day I met him again in the office of the Palace Hotel, and seeing him about to repeat the disagreeable performance of the day before, intercepted him in a doorway, with a friendly salutation, and bluntly requested an explanation of his altered manner.
An altered word is one in which part of the ordinary form is left unchanged, and part is re-cast; as in {delta epsilon xi iota-tau epsilon rho omicron nu / kappa alpha tau alpha / mu alpha zeta omicron nu},
Doubtless it was so, and she could take no revenge, for he was not altered, or not for the worse.
He had thought her wretchedly altered, and in the first moment of appeal, had spoken as he felt.
It is not known if the name of the letter was altered as an additional
Well, sir, as I was saying, it was a long time before he could recollect me; for, indeed, I am very much altered since I saw him.
The dresses had to be altered so that they could not be recognized, and they ought to have been ready three days before.
I got into altered books after experimenting with mixed media for art trading cards, and also using scrapbooking techniques - it was almost a natural progression.
Consequently, thin boundary individuals tend to be high transliminals, who demonstrate the ability to transition with relative ease between ordinary waking states and altered states of awareness (unusual states of consciousness).
Pages have been ripped out to make room for the added elements, the cover has been altered and so, too, has the title on the spine.
The native rhythm has been altered by artifacts, which are revealed as small pointed deflections on the "tips" of the QRS complexes.
The altered female flies lunged like males, regardless of the sex of the fly they fought.
Cartoons broadcast domestically have not been altered, according to James Anderson, a spokesman for Cartoon Network, the U.
In another interesting practice that was actually captured a few years back in a PBS documentary of a South American tribe, the healer enters an altered state of consciousness from which to do his healing work.