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ebullient - showing excitement; overflowing with enthusiasm; boiling; N. ebullience; N. ebullition: state of boiling
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
subsidy - direct financial aid by government, etc.; V. subsidize: assist with a subsidy
martial - warlike; of war; Ex. martial art/law
reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
fundamental - basic; primary; essential
tractable - docile; easily managed; (of something) easily changed or molded; N. tractability
pandemonium - wild tumult(commotion); wild noisy disorder; CF. Paradise Lost
practical - based on experience; of or acquired through practice (rather than theory); useful; Ex. practical man
sober - serious; solemn; not drunken; abstemious or temperate; V: make or become sober