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levity
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  • She had no business to be so friendly to a young man of whom their brother thought so meanly, and Mrs. Almond was surprised at her levity in foisting a most deplorable engagement upon Catherine.

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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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