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::: modulate - tone down in intensity; change the intensity or tone of; regulate; change from one musical key to another; Ex. modulate from E to G
::: vying - contending; CF. vie
::: provision - act of providing; something provided; preparatory measure; provisions: necessary supplies (esp. food); stipulation; condition in an agreement; Ex. According to the provisions of the agreement
::: statutory - created by statute or legislative action; regulated by statute; Ex. statutory age limit
::: physiognomy - face (as showing the character and the mind); art of judging human character from facial features
::: marred - damaged; disfigured; V. mar: spoil; disfigure
::: crass - very unrefined; grossly insensible; crude and undiscriminating; Ex. crass behavior
::: diversion - act of turning aside; pastime; V. divert: turn aside from a course; distract; amuse
::: reprobation - severe disapproval; CF. approbation
::: distill - refine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew