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to make or become different

to render incapable of reproducing sexually

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cause to change

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become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence

make an alteration to

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insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby

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The findings of the altered neurons come from recordings of dopamine and non-dopamine neurons in the brain's addiction centre, called the ventral tegmental area (VTA), following chronic nicotine exposure during pregnancy.
But if her alters manage to get free again, they could continue causing more damage.
Women reported more religious alters in their social networks than men.
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.
With wheelchairs or other orthopedic devices, the courts indicate that it has to be determined whether waiving the particular student safety regulation would fundamentally alter the sport or place other participants at additional risk.
Gestational ecoestrogen administration alters serotonin-2A, D1 and D2 dopamine receptor-mediated behaviors in pups.
* A fine and/or imprisonment for not more than 20 years for anyone who "corruptly alters, destroys, mutilates, or conceals a record, document, or other object, or attempts to do so, with the intent to impair the object's integrity or availability for use in an official proceeding" or "otherwise obstructs, influences, or impedes any official proceeding, or attempts to do so."
This photo-damage makes hair brittle and can alter its color.
The rules will not apply if the taxpayer establishes to the satisfaction of the Commissioner that the classification as a disregarded entity "does not materially alter the Federal tax consequences of the extraordinary transaction."
Sometimes props are specified: for example, 'Polonius a Letter Writ' before his entry at ii.1.58; 'Hamlet a book' before his entry at ii.2.167; 'Horatio with a pipe' before the entry at iii.2.335, which is altered from 'Enter the Players with Recorders' to 'Enter Horatio with a Recorder'.
You can chemically alter the energy required to start solidification by adding a grain refiner."
One curious development, yet to be given a satisfactory explanation, is that while historical cases of MPD tended to involve a pair of alters (or occasionally 3 or 4), in recent times the average number has risen to between 6 and 16, with many cases exhibiting more than 100 distinct alters.
The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) is developing a comprehensive program that addresses how gene expression is altered under different forms of environmental stress and how this alters the risk of developing disease.
The most systematic scientific study of how mystical experience alters people's lives will probably never be replicated.