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leveled

verb
variants: or levelled
past tense of level

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1 to make equal in amount, degree, or status
  • we'll give both teams the same equipment so as to level the playing field

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2 to make free from breaks, curves, or bumps
  • the construction workers leveled the ground before laying a foundation for the new house

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3 to point or turn (something) toward a target or goal
  • the marksman leveled his gun at the target and fired

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4 to strike (someone) so forcefully as to cause a fall
  • the boxer leveled his opponent with a single blow

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5 to destroy (as a building) completely by knocking down or breaking to pieces
  • an old warehouse that was leveled to build a parking lot

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leveler

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“Leveled.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/leveled. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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