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tam per

  • n  a tool for tamping (e.g., for tamping tobacco into a pipe bowl or a charge into a drill hole etc.)
  • v  play around with or alter or falsify, usually secretively or dishonestly
    Someone tampered with the documents on my desk
  • v  intrude in other people's affairs or business; interfere unwantedly

  • And as with that deadly container, the tamper-resistant seals on the second bottle appeared untouched.
  • Another part was the "tamper"a casing of metal whose inertia kept the exploding bomb from expanding too rapidly, i.
  • But tamper with the sanctity of Broadway? Now you're asking for trouble.
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  • Garth Snow in The Associated Press
    You have a very special circumstance this free agency with basketball, and I don't think that happens frequently when you have that special of a player,New York Islanders general manager Garth Snow said. "Wait a second? Did I just tamper...
  • Shahid Afridi in Times of India
    There is no team in the world that doesn't tamper with the ball. My methods were wrong. I am embarrassed, I shouldn't have done it. I just wanted to win us a game but this was the wrong way to do it,Afridi said after TV cameras caught him...
  • Mitch McConnell in FOXNews
    I doubt a single government program in modern history, let alone one this big and this important has ever, ever come in under budget,McConnell said. "So it's a mystery why our Democratic friends would want to tamper with this Medicare drug...

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