Level

Lev"el

, v. i. 1. To be level; to be on a level with, or on an equality with, something; hence, to accord; to agree; to suit. [Obs.]
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With such accommodation and besort
As levels with her breeding.
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2. To aim a gun, spear, etc., horizontally; hence, to aim or point a weapon in direct line with the mark; fig., to direct the eye, mind, or effort, directly to an object; as, he leveled a gun at the bandit and fired.
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The foeman may with as great aim level at the edge of a penknife.
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The glory of God and the good of his church . . . ought to be the mark whereat we also level.
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She leveled at our purposes.
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