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 for modified
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Modify \Mod"i*fy\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Modified; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Modifying.] [F. modifier, L. modificare, modificari;
     modus limit + -ficare (in comp.) to make. See Mode, and
     1. To change somewhat the form or qualities of; to change a
        part of something while leaving most parts unchanged; to
        alter somewhat; as, to modify a contrivance adapted to
        some mechanical purpose; to modify the terms of a
        [1913 Webster]
     2. To limit or reduce in extent or degree; to moderate; to
        qualify; to lower.
        [1913 Webster]
              Of his grace
              He modifies his first severe decree.  --Dryden.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: changed in form or character; "their modified stand made
             the issue more acceptable"; "the performance of the
             modified aircraft was much improved" [ant: unmodified]
      2: mediocre [syn: limited, modified]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  36 Moby Thesaurus words for "modified":
     altered, better, changeable, changed, conditioned, converted,
     degenerate, deviant, divergent, hedged, hedged about, improved,
     leavened, limited, metamorphosed, metastasized, mitigated,
     modulated, mutant, qualified, rebuilt, reformed, renewed, reserved,
     restricted, revived, revolutionary, seasoned, softened, subversive,
     tempered, transformed, translated, transmuted, unmitigated,

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