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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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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},
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.
Doubtless it was so, and she could take no revenge, for he was not altered, or not for the worse.
Then he took up another strip of proof and a blue pencil, and altered the word "supernatural" to the word "marvellous", and the expression "shoot down" to the expression "repress".
In consequence of this discovery his whole manner of life, all his relations with old friends, all his plans for his future, were completely altered.
In her present altered frame of mind, she was inclined to think that Sir Jervis might be the more interesting correspondent of the two.
While the two were reclining in their chamber, Venus wishing to discover if the Cat in her change of shape had also altered her habits of life, let down a mouse in the middle of the room.
Two Frogs in the belly of a snake were considering their altered circumstances.
At dinner one day Conway told me that it had been solemnly agreed between him and Barting that the one who died first should, if possible, communicate with the other from beyond the grave, in some unmistakable way--just how, they had left (wisely, it seemed to me) to be decided by the deceased, according to the opportunities that his altered circumstances might present.
explains that it was altered to its present shape to commemorate the
Julius found his father alarmingly altered in personal appearance, but in full possession of his faculties nevertheless.
The projectile's position with regard to the moon had altered, and the base was now turned to the earth.
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.
Her mood might never have altered from yesterday evening.
The dresses had to be altered so that they could not be recognized, and they ought to have been ready three days before.