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levy -- as in: levy a tax
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Gone with the Wind
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  • The commissary was laying such heavy levies on foodstuffs that the tables of Atlanta were beginning to suffer.
  • There was nothing she could do to keep them from buying Tara, nothing to keep them from levying on every mirror and table and bed, on Ellen’s shining mahogany and rosewood, and every bit of it precious to her, scarred though it was by the Yankee raiders.

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  • levy a fine
  • Taxes should be levied based on ability to pay.

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