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Definitions of altering

  1. the sterilization of an animal; " they took him to the vet for neutering"
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Quotes of altering

  1. In known history, nobody has had such capacity for altering the universe than the people of the United States of America. And nobody has gone about it in such an aggressive way. – Alan Watts

Usage examples for altering

  1. We are altering the ideal: it is easier. – Orthodoxy by G. K. Chesterton
  2. He felt himself grow pale; and when Lucy turned, and seeing him near, addressed him in the anxious and soft tone which she thought due to her uncle's friend on his recovery, Mauleverer bowed, confused and silent; and that green- eyed passion, which would have convulsed the mind of a true lover, altering a little the course of its fury, effectually disturbed the manner of the courtier. – Paul Clifford, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  3. Just then the brig, altering her course, stood directly for us. – The Three Lieutenants by W.H.G. Kingston
  4. And who, as Kitty often asked tragically in the days and weeks that followed, could have known that by doing so " they were altering their fates for ever"? – Kitty Trenire by Mabel Quiller-Couch
  5. As the surgeon was expected every moment, they were fearful of altering the position of the wounded arm until his arrival. – Christmas Stories by Edward Berens

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