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levity
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  • There were the same two-story brick groceries with lodge-signs above the awnings; the same one-story wooden millinery shop; the same fire-brick garages; the same prairie at the open end of the wide street; the same people wondering whether the levity of eating a hot-dog sandwich would break their taboos.

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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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