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 Meanings and Examples of MODULATE
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 v.  tone down in intensity; regulate; change from one key to another
Classic Sentence:
1  And then, as they raised themselves and turned about, the music modulated.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Context  Highlight   In Unit 7
2  Suddenly, on the barrow, there mingled with all this wild rhetoric of night a sound which modulated so naturally into the rest that its beginning and ending were hardly to be distinguished.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: 6 The Figure against the Sky
3  "Upon my song 'tis another ten minutes for us," said the Valiant Soldier, looking through the keyhole as the tune modulated into another without stopping.'
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: 5 Through the Moonlight
4  Ashley began to read the prayers and all heads bowed as his resonant, beautifully modulated voice rolled out the brief and dignified words.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XL
5  She looked at Lily as the latter approached: her look was terrible, but her voice was modulated to a ghastly cheerfulness.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
6  I am certain of it; his languishing looks and modulated tones when addressing Mademoiselle Danglars fully proclaim his intentions.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 77. Haidee.
7  A complaining clamor, modulated in savage discords, filled our ears.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Context  Highlight   In II
8  However flattering this compliment, the officer made no reply; but drawing from his belt a little silver whistle, such as boatswains use in ships of war, he whistled three times, with three different modulations.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In 49 FATALITY
Example Sentence:
1  Always singing at the top of her lungs, the budding Brunhilde never learned to modulate her voice.
2  Some people are able to modulate their voices according to the size of the room in which they speak.
3  She has a very monotonous voice; she should have it modulated.
4  Jaguar recalled 67,798 cars in April after discovering a defect in an electronic module that could cause cars to slip into reverse gear.
5  The Toyota-designed pedal module could wear improperly and cause the throttle to stick open.
6  The examination leading to the Certificate is accredited as one specific module of the Institute's new Final Diploma.