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modulate
used in A Thousand Acres

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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
  • His voiced modulated into a scream.
    p. 181.3

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