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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LEVELING

This leveling process may have any or all of several consequences.

Well they're leveling off the yards around 'em, and seedin' 'em to grass.

"I give you a fair warnin' to clear out," he said, leveling the revolver.

It is the most difficult thing to be in these leveling days.

"He was over there and I shot at him, so," said Stacy, leveling the weapon.

Take your hands off me, you brute, she cried, leveling the weapon at him.

And this communication is not a leveling, it is not an elimination of differences.

The cannon turn up the earth like a plow, leveling everything.

Leveling his rifle at one of the animal's eyes, he pulled the trigger.

But it was a leveling bombardment of everything near, dear, respectable, sacred.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from level (n.). To do one's level best is from 1851.

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