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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LEVERED

He levered onto his side, a joint at a time, and began to climb the beam.

My popularity has levered those two poor little pictures off.

He levered another cartridge into the chamber and fired again.

The driver did as he was bade willingly enough, and Haigh nipped down and levered out the stone with his knife.

I reached the chart table, almost falling over my leaden feet, seized a short permal T-square, and levered the cover up.

Ruthven levered himself out of his chair, his solid bulk stretching his uniform coveralls.

Travis drew a deep breath which was almost a sob, levered himself up on one elbow to stare intently down into the enemy camp.

It was Rodman, too, who before the game had discovered and levered away a small boulder, hidden near one of the goal posts.

He levered the bolts into place and spun the expensive combination lock.

This boat had a high and heavy boiler, which made the work harder, as it levered her down.