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  • noun Plural form of alterer.


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  • But we do know -- I think we can all agree -- there is a drug crisis in America right now, and it ` s not illegal drugs as much as it is legal prescription drugs that are being used as mood alterers to self-medicate.

    CNN Transcript Jan 5, 2010

  • The hippie dream promised a utopian paradise of open minds, plentiful mood alterers, copious nudity, a universal ban on the harshing of mellows, and government-imposed universal body painting.

    My Year of Flops

  • Still, I'd jump on this a lot sooner than I'd jump on one of the various crap-shoot-in-a-pill mind alterers out there, even if some actually do work some of the time.

    Musings of a Drunken Monk: Depression treated without drugs?

  • So at the board's April 22 public meeting-five short days before an entrepreneurial young N.Y.U. coed was arrested for allegedly peddling a cocktail of mood-alterers all over Board 2's turf-the parks committee presented its marijuana resolution to the full board for a vote.

    Community Boards

  • What then is the evidence these Bible-alterers offer to persuade you to give up the precious words they have removed from their version?

    Myths About the King James Bible by David Cloud True Scholars Reject the Recieved Text

  • Barrett was of all alterers the most honest: usually, but not (I fear) always, he tells us the very line in which an alteration occurs.

    The Hymns of Wesley and Watts: Five Papers

  • The House has ceased to be one of latent directors, and has become one of temporary rejectors and palpable alterers.

    The English Constitution

  • For all speculators, Utopians, alterers of the world, and wanderers from the high road, were equally hateful to him; but he could have hugged the Frenchman at that moment.


  • The public sanctions the use of hundreds of mood alterers, from coffee and aspirin to alcohol and Valium.

    Chicago Reader

  • Generally anti-elitist and anti-authoritarian by declaration, feminist alterers of language find themselves corralled with prescriptive grammarians and linguists.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XV No 2


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