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modulate
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

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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
  • There were continual outbursts, melodies, unexpected cadences, then simple phrases strewn with aerial and hissing notes; then floods of scales which would have put a nightingale to rout, but in which harmony was always present; then soft modulations of octaves which rose and fell, like the bosom of the young singer.
    1.2.3 — Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 3 — Kisses for Blows (53% in)

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