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  • v. Present participle of level.


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  • For neither would Teufelsdröckh's mad daydream, here as we presume covertly intended, of levelling Society (_levelling_ it indeed with a vengeance, into one huge drowned marsh!), and so attaining the political effects of Nudity without its frigorific or other consequences, -- be thereby realised.

    Sartor Resartus, and On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History

  • In order to galvanise tepid Democratic enthusiasm, the party has not been shy in levelling other accusations at Republican opponents.

    US midterms: Americans driven to the polls by fear in the Halloween elections

  • Research into the field of reading literacy supports the position that book levelling is something that ends with classroom guided reading programs and is not meant to apply to classroom libraries or, by obvious extension, to the school library collection (Fountas & Pinnell).

    Library Admin

  • The levelling is next, and as I just alluded to your stats go up a lot with level.

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  • [...] (4) Persuasion that property and freedom are inseparably connected, and that economic levelling is not economic progress.

    Think Progress » Saudi Prince Calls Murdoch And Changes Fox News

  • We spent the spring term levelling and just learning to play.

    Archive 2006-09-01

  • We should have a Canadian investment fund that could be active in levelling out the boom and bust nature of our market economy.

    Canada in the Eighties

  • I agree, unless you use GISS in both Hadley / CRU and GHCN there's an apparent short term levelling of the warming trend.


  • Whereas the levelling was the goal of the game, now it's more about the instances or PVP.


  • Suffice it to say that we are clearly in the midst of a period of somewhat less active business -- be it labelled a levelling-off, down-tilt, let-up, readjustment or whatever -- which most business enterprises and most areas of Canada have felt in some degree.

    Some Thoughts on the Threshold of the New Year


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