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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

The Turk—for such he evidently was—have levered himself from the ground by means of the window-ledge.
I reached the chart table, almost falling over my leaden feet, seized a short permal T-square, and levered the cover up.
GREYLORNJOHN KEITH LAUMER
Slowly Nivin levered his lank frame out of the chair and moved a pace like a somnambulist and stood staring at those fingers.
He levered his great bulk off the desk, upon which he had sat while he announced the doom of the planet.
THE POISON BELTARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
It was Rodman, too, who before the game had discovered and levered away a small boulder, hidden near one of the goal posts.
My popularity has levered those two poor little pictures off.
AN AUTOBIOGRAPHYELIZABETH BUTLER
Ross levered himself up to sight the mark of the burn across that roan hide where the fire had blistered the skin.
THE TIME TRADERSANDRE NORTON
And then, above, the first man reached the hole, clawed at its rough edges and levered himself through.
UNDER ARCTIC ICEH.G. WINTER
Sometimes a beast would not jump, and had to be levered and bundled into the punt neck and crop.
THE BOOK OF THE BUSHGEORGE DUNDERDALE
McHale's rifle action clicked and clashed as he levered a cartridge from magazine to chamber.
DESERT CONQUESTA. M. CHISHOLM

WORD OF THE DAY

sine dieadverb | [sahy-nee -dahy-ee, sin-ey-dee-ey; Latin si-ne -dee-e ]SEE DEFINITION