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::: amend - correct; change ; generally for the better
::: cognate - having a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.
::: mesmerize - hypnotize; N. mesmerism; CF. Franz Mesmer
::: equilibrium - balance of opposing forces; balance of the mind; equanimity
::: rendezvous - meeting place; meeting at a set time or place; V.
::: indoctrinate - cause to accept a doctrine without questioning it; Ex. indoctrinated with mindless anti-communism
::: slipshod - slovenly; careless; sloppy; untidy; shabby; Ex. slipshod work
::: somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow
::: 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
::: motley - multi-colored (as of a garment worn by a jester); mixed; heterogeneous; CF. jester: one who jests (as a paid fool at medieval courts)