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levee -- as in: want a higher levee
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The Grapes of Wrath
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  • And the little levee of earth extended until it connected with the highway embankment on either end.
  • More mud on the levee, more willows interlaced.

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  • Residents are working to fortify levees in expectation of heavy flooding tomorrow.
  • In about 100 years, the city will need higher levees because of global warming.

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