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verb as in adjust

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Fortunately, scientists are already making those tweaks, by developing finer-grained computer models that do a better job capturing how the atmosphere churns in real life.

If not, you’ll have to play around with the above tweaks to get things close enough.

That genetic tweak merely supplied a marker that would identify irradiated insects but didn’t change any fertility genes.

They’re also working on tweaks to the manufacturing process to boost speeds and bring down costs.

From lighting tricks to background arrangements to your intonation, we cover all the small tweaks you can make to have a big impact in our new virtual meeting rooms.

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Paul has advised that America should resist those who want to “tweak Russia all the time.”

But they do need to tweak the formula so that it stays relevant.

Juicy J claims the label wanted them to tweak their sound, transitioning from their crunk roots to more pop-oriented material.

Which is to say, it would probably be easy for companies to slightly tweak what they are doing and go on paying very little tax.

He was ready to tweak the cost-of-living formula for Social Security.

She had traveled the world; she had danced with kings, and had made two popes laugh and tweak her pointed chin.

He tweaked the string and his tweak was met with uncompromising resistance.

Brown had never disclosed the brutal delinquency of Long Bill Tweak.

"I guess they were, old man," returned Roger, leaning forward to tweak his ear affectionately.

No, by heavens, I would tweak the nose of a small sprig of royalty itself.


On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tweak, such as: tease, twist, jerk, pinch, pluck, and pull.

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