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levitate Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. verb cause to rise in the air and float, as if in defiance of gravity
    • The magician levitated the woman
  2. verb be suspended in the air, as if in defiance of gravity
    hover.
    • The guru claimed that he could levitate
WordNet

Lev"i*tate intransitive verb
Etymology
L. levitas, -atis, lightness. See Levity.
Definitions
  1. To rise, or tend to rise, as if lighter than the surrounding medium; to become buoyant; -- opposed to gravitate. Sir. J. Herschel.
Lev"i*tate intransitive verb
Definitions
  1. (Spiritualism) To make buoyant; to cause to float in the air; as, to levitate a table. Cant

Webster 1913


"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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