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tweak -- as in: tweaked the engine
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Jane Eyre
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  • For caresses, too, I now got grimaces; for a pressure of the hand, a pinch on the arm; for a kiss on the cheek, a severe tweak of the ear.

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  • She was completely unaware that with one twist of the tongue she could plunge Jean Louise into a moral turmoil by making her niece doubt her own motives and best intentions, by tweaking the protestant, philistine strings of Jean Louise’s conscience until they vibrated like a spectral zither.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • Memories tweak and spark.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind

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