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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
gesticulation - motion; gesture; V. gesticulate: make gestures (while speaking)
errant - wandering (esp. in search of adventure); straying from proper moral standards; Ex. knight-errant
fallacious - false; based on a fallacy; misleading; N. fallacy: false idea or notion; false reasoning; Ex. popular fallacy; Ex. fallacy of the argument
dour - sullen; gloomy; stubborn
enjoin - command; order; forbid
persevere - continue steadily in spite of difficulties
covetous - avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)
nauseate - cause to become sick; fill with disgust; fill nausea
saboteur - one who commits sabotage; destroyer of property; N. sabotage: destruction of property (usually carried out secretly)