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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
impuissance - powerlessness; feebleness
exuberance - overflowing abundance; joyful enthusiasm; flamboyance; lavishness; ADJ. exuberant: high-spirited and lively; growing abundantly and strongly
salubrious - healthful; conducive to health or well-being; socially desirable; Ex. salubrious area; CF. health
insouciant - without concern or care; unconcerned; indifferent
venturesome - (of a person) bold; adventurous; daring; (of an action) risky
leaven - add leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens
effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing
despondent - without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection
whine - complain (in a sad voice); make a high sad sound (as in pain or supplication)