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modulate
used in Catch-22

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Definition
to regulate or make something less severe

or:

alter the pitch of one's voice; or other things such as the sound of a musical instrument  or the characteristics of electromagnetic waves
  • After all,' said General Peckem with his low, well-modulated chuckle, 'if dropping bombs on the enemy isn't a special service, I wonder what in the world is.
    Chapter 29 — Peckem (37% in)

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