Every joke was tweaked and reworked multiple times to achieve maximum comic liftoff.
And health programs are the kind of thing that will inevitably be tweaked over the years.
The president did say, however, that the program needs to be "tweaked."
He tweaked the GOP for lacking the courage to offer an alternative budget themselves.
Lavrov, however, continues to insist that the Annan Plan should be tweaked.
I shall be tweaked by the nose all round the country—I'll follow him.
Returning swiftly to the castle, she tweaked the giant's big toe.
He tweaked my ear-locks; she pulled the fringe off my "little prayer-scarf," and the whole ship took it up.
"Teach 'em better," he said fiercely, and tweaked his moustache painfully.
And with the insolent familiarity of a terrier teasing a grizzly he tweaked the great man's ear.
"pinch, pluck, twist," usually to the nose, probably from Old English twiccian "to pluck," of obscure origin; perhaps related to twitch. Meaning "to make fine adjustments" is attested from 1966. Related: Tweaked; tweaking. The noun in this sense is recorded by 1989.
Odd; crazy; flaky: Julie is tweaked; first she says she loves Doug and then she fully grovels with Bill/ ''Twin Peaks'' without the dwarves, the demons, and the tweaky humor (1980s+)
[perhaps a memory of the days when a crystal was tweaked with a ''cat's whisker'' in order to tune a primitive radio receiver]