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1‘he tweaked the boy's ear’
pull sharply, twist, tug, pinch, nip, twitch, squeeze, jerk
2‘the programme can be tweaked to suit your needs’
adjust, make adjustments to, modify, alter, make alterations to, change, adapt
informal refine, improve, make improvements to
1‘Robin gave her hair a friendly tweak’
sharp pull, twist, tug, pinch, nip, twitch, squeeze, jerk
2‘a few minor tweaks were required’
adjustment, modification, alteration, change, adaptation
informal refinement, improvement
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