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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
dismantle - take apart; disassemble
effervescence - inner excitement or exuberance; showing high spirits; emitting bubbles forming inside; bubbling from fermentation or carbonation; ADJ. effervescent; V. effervesce
mordant - biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit
momentum - quantity of motion of a moving body; impetus; moving force
kernel - central or vital part; core; whole seed (as of corn)
responsiveness - state of reacting readily to appeals, orders, etc.; ADJ. responsive: readily reacting; Ex. responsive to treatment
sovereign - ruler in a monarchy; ADJ: (of a country) independent and self-governing; having supreme power; supreme; excellent
hiatus - gap; pause; gap or interruption in space or time; break
sublimate - refine; purify; replace (natural urges) with socially acceptable activities; change between a solid state and a gaseous state