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Modifier  n.  
One who, or that which, modifies.
(Gram.) A word or phrase that modifies another word, phrase, or sentence, usually by limiting the scope or restricting the meaning of the sentence element modified.

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"Modifier" Quotes from Famous Books

... remind you that one of the greatest boons ever given to the great investigators of the world came through delays. Time is a wonderful reasoner. It is also a great modifier of events. Darwin was prevented for twenty years in promulgating his great thesis; some of the most marvelous inventions took years to bring out and develop into such a state as to make them acceptable to the world. Delays, patiently borne, make strong men. The impetuous ...
— The Wonder Island Boys: The Mysteries of the Caverns • Roger Thompson Finlay

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