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modulate
used in The Lovely Bones

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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
  • Mrs. Dewitt likes to modulate her reading list, and she does a big push right before Christmas with Shakespeare.
    Chapter Two (42% in)

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