[ luh-vahd ]
/ ləˈvɑd /
a movement in which the horse first lowers its body on increasingly bent hocks, then sits on its hind hooves while keeping its forelegs raised and drawn in.
CHALLENGE YOURSELF WITH THIS MIDDLE SCHOOL PART OF SPEECH QUIZ!
How well do you know your adjectives from your adverbs? Your preposition from your pronouns? Your interjections from your conjunctions? Let’s put your knowledge of parts of speech to the text! Note: Many of the following questions will ask you to identify the parts of speech “in order.” That means the first word in all capital letters will correspond to the first option in an answer, and so on.
Question 1 of 10
In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.
Origin of levade
1940–45; < German < French, equivalent to lev(er) to raise + -ade -ade1
Words nearby levade
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Example sentences from the Web for levade
Mr. Ochs was the only one of Mr. Levade's friends who was at Basle—the others were both in France.