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levee -- as in: want a higher levee
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Crime and Punishment
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  • "The queen who mended her stockings in prison," he thought, "must have looked then every inch a queen and even more a queen than at sumptuous banquets and levees."

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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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