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levity
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Middlemarch
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  • The mother, you know, had always that levity about her, which makes me anxious for the children.
  • But levity Is causal too, and makes the sum of weight.
  • It seemed to him this evening as if the cruelty of his outburst to Rosamond had made an obligation for him, and he dreaded the obligation: he dreaded Lydgate’s unsuspecting good-will: he dreaded his own distaste for his spoiled life, which would leave him in motiveless levity.

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  • Despite the tension, she managed to inject a bit of levity into the news conference.
  • Frowns at this levity.
    Shakespeare, William  --  Antony and Cleopatra

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