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parley - conference (between opponents); CF. speak
adept - expert at; very skilled
bound - leap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound
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
taper - very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end
speck - small piece or mark; Ex. speck of dust in the eye
transmute - transform; change; convert to something different
prelude - introduction; introductory performance or event; forerunner
franchise - right or privilege granted by authority; right to vote; license to sell a product in a particular territory
nuance - shade of slight difference in meaning or color; subtle distinction