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the changes

Menopause. Some women have many difficulties during the changes, both physical and emotional.
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changes

n. an alteration in one’s mental state. (see also go through the changes.) I’m forty and I’m finished with the changes, and if there’s anything I don’t want it’s to be young again.
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References in classic literature ?
When a number of people at a theatre watch an actor, the changes in their several perspectives are so similar and so closely correlated that all are popularly regarded as identical with each other and with the changes of the actor himself.
The changes in appearances of an object which are due to changes in the intervening medium will not affect, or will affect only very slightly, the appearances from places close to the object.
In the first case, the change is attributed to the medium between the object and the place; in the second, it is attributed to the object itself.*
The American people have summoned the change we celebrate today.
Afterward, wishing to see if the change were complete, Venus caused a mouse to approach, whereupon the woman shrieked and made such a show of herself that the Young Man would not marry her.
I understood but too well the change in her manner, to greater kindness and quicker readiness in interpreting all my wishes, before others--to constraint and sadness, and nervous anxiety to absorb herself in the first occupation she could seize on, whenever we happened to be left together alone.
The change in Miss Fairlie was reflected in her half- sister.
Every new regulation concerning commerce or revenue, or in any way affecting the value of the different species of property, presents a new harvest to those who watch the change, and can trace its consequences; a harvest, reared not by themselves, but by the toils and cares of the great body of their fellow-citizens.
We may conclude, from what we have seen of the intimate and complex manner in which the inhabitants of each country are bound together, that any change in the numerical proportions of some of the inhabitants, independently of the change of climate itself, would most seriously affect many of the others.
In general, the beginning and the causes of seditions in all states are such as I have now described, and revolutions therein are brought about in two ways, either by violence or fraud: if by violence, either at first by compelling them to submit to the change when it is made.
But a man is not often found sufficiently circumspect to know how to accommodate himself to the change, both because he cannot deviate from what nature inclines him to do, and also because, having always prospered by acting in one way, he cannot be persuaded that it is well to leave it; and, therefore, the cautious man, when it is time to turn adventurous, does not know how to do it, hence he is ruined; but had he changed his conduct with the times fortune would not have changed.
The only thing the IRS could not require is disclosure of the changes that a taxpayer made without permission because this new standard would be for changes so small that the tax department does not even know they were made.
* It isn't the changes that inhibit buy-in, it's the transitions.
For ATM fees, the most striking development has been the increase in the proportion of institutions charging for "on others" transactions, rather than the changes in average fees, which, with one exception, do not appear to have exceeded the change in the CPI during the period.
This article takes a look at McAnally and Downs's findings twenty years later to determine whether the changes outlined in 1973 are still valid today.