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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
exodus - departure (of a large number of people)
privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
paramour - illicit lover
collage - work of art put together from fragments
behoove - (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.
noxious - harmful; CF. obnoxious
prestige - respect or admiration; impression produced by achievements or reputation; ADJ: causing admiration; ADJ. prestigious: having prestige
bombardment - attack (as with missiles or bombs); V. bombard
miasma - swamp gas; heavy vaporous atmosphere often emanating from decaying matter; pervasive corrupting influence; noxious atmosphere or influence