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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
herbivorous - grain-eating; CF. herbivore
requite - make return for; repay; reciprocate; revenge; N. requittal
impeach - charge (a public official) with crime in office; raise doubts about; indict; Ex. impeach a witness's credibility
blare - loud or harsh roar or screech; dazzling blaze of light
indubitable - unable to be doubted; which cannot be doubted; unquestionable
dissertation - formal essay; treatise
lucre - money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre
avocation - secondary or minor occupation
penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars