Sentence Examples


  • Turenne levelled down his methods to suit the ends which he had in view.
  • Since that year the ramparts have been levelled and their site occupied by public promenades and gardens.
  • After the capture, Titus ordered the Temple to be demolished and the fortifications to be levelled, with the exception of the three great towers at Herod's palace.
  • Separated from Lycabettus by a depression to the south-west, through which flows a brook, now a covered drain (probably to be identified with the Eridanus), stands the remarkable oblong rocky mass of the Acropolis (512 ft.), rising precipitously on all sides except the western; its summit was partially levelled in prehistoric times, and the flat area was subsequently enlarged by further cutting and by means of retaining walls.
  • Any roughness was levelled by polishing with ivory or a smooth shell.