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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of level.

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Examples

  • Gaines tackled tailback Ryan McCants for no gain, before fellow defensive end Aaron Maybin leveled the Beavers 'Lyle Moevao just as the quarterback released the ball to force Oregon State to punt from their own 37.

    USATODAY.com

  • It was a satisfying blowout for the Sabres after Ovechkin leveled Buffalo co-captain Daniel Briere with a blind-side hit when the teams last met in Washington's 7-4 win on Dec. 2.

    USATODAY.com - Hockey - Washington vs. Buffalo

  • And also, because of the sensitive nature of racism and given how defensive people can get, it's better when people call out others within the same ethnic group as opposed to when accusations are leveled from the outside.

    apples and oranges

  • This was a fight waiting to happen -- which I promptly initiated at first opportunity -- and I anticipated every word leveled at me in the car on the way home: snob, elitist, snob.

    Sabina Murray: On the Women of Freedom and The Marriage Plot

  • Keith Aucoin leveled the score at 13: 10 with the help of some turbulence in front of the net caused by Alex Ovechkin.

    The Washington Times stories: Latest Headlines

  • LUDDEN: Are you seeing trends in certain professions, or was there some hot new profession that's kind of leveled off, or it doesn't seem to be the wave of the future anymore?

    Many Americans Working Harder For Less

  • We're kind of leveled out and we're seeing spikes in the business.

    CNN Transcript May 16, 2009

  • So, as Reynolds said it's kind of leveled off for now, but there are going to be fluctuations.

    CNN Transcript Mar 29, 2009

  • There can you see just how it's kind of leveled off.

    CNN Transcript Mar 28, 2009

  • That still didn't really nearly incorporate the high commodity prices that we saw and so that's why really right now food prices have been pretty flat, kind of leveled off at those high levels, but haven't really come back off yet.

    CNN Transcript Feb 15, 2009

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