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Tamper

To meddle, alter, or improperly interfere with something; to make changes or corrupt, as in tampering with the evidence.

tamper

verb alter, change, convert, corrupt, debase, hinder, interfere, intermeddle, intervene, manipulate, meddle
Associated concepts: tamper with a jury, tamper with evidence
See also: disturb
References in classic literature ?
I don't believe the doctor has any business to tamper with the visitations of God.
It is neither generous, nor honourable, nor the act of a true man, sir,' retorted the other, 'to tamper with the affections of a weak, trusting girl, while you shrink, in your unworthiness, from her guardian and protector, and dare not meet the light of day.
Chicago Pneumatic has unveiled its new range of handheld tampers.
The US-headquartered equipment manufacturer claims that the MS 595 and MS 585 models are its most compact and lightweight tampers to date.
In fact, these little figures are pipe tampers and were intended to be hung as fobs from a gentleman's watch chain.
An Arizona company has developed a kit that converts hand-held gasoline-powered tampers to pneumatic tampers.
To help protect against theft, the GPS Vision (which is installed in the bike) has a powerful alarm system that can automatically send an alert to the owner's compatible personal messaging device (or pager) when someone tampers with the motorcycle.