GRE Word List

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

The meaning of the word modulate is tone down in intensity; change the intensity or tone of; regulate; change from one musical key to another; Ex. modulate from E to G.

Random words

WordMeaning
augmentincrease; add to
tenancypossession of land or building by rent; period of a tenant's occupancy
unraveldisentangle; solve
deciduousfalling off at a specific season or stage of growth as of leaves; Ex. deciduous tree/teeth
bunglemismanage; blunder; botch; blow; spoil by clumsy behavior
lagmove or develop more slowly; straggle; Ex. lag behind the rest; N.
narrativerelated to telling a story; N: narrated account; story; V. narrate: tell (a story); CF. narration
sporadicoccurring irregularly; intermittent
alchemymedieval chemistry
slavishof or like a slave; servile; showing no originality; copied very closely; Ex. slavish devotion/copy of the original