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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
trident - three-pronged spear
exploit - brave and successful act; deed or action, particularly a brave deed; CF. crossing the Atlantic ocean
hostility - unfriendliness; hatred; enmity; ADJ. hostile
constituency - voters represented by an elected official; district so represented; group of supporters (or constituents)
imbecility - weakness of mind; state of being an imbecile; N. imbecile: stupid person; fool
fluctuate - waver; shift; rise and fall as if in waves; change or vary irregularly
shimmer - shine with a flickering light; glimmer intermittently; Ex. The moonlight shimmered on the water; N.
invalid - one incapacitated(disabled) by a chronic illness; ADJ: incapacitated by illness; not valid; null; V: allow to leave (a military force) because of ill-health
bound - leap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound