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   The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition.  2000.
 
levigate
 
SYLLABICATION:lev·i·gate
PRONUNCIATION:  lv-gt
TRANSITIVE VERB:Inflected forms: lev·i·gat·ed, lev·i·gat·ing, lev·i·gates
1a. To make into a smooth, fine powder or paste, as by grinding when moist. b. To separate fine particles from coarse by grinding in water. 2. To suspend in a liquid. 3. To make smooth; polish.
ADJECTIVE:(-gt, -gt) Smooth.
ETYMOLOGY:Latin lvigre, lvigt- : lvis, smooth; see lei- in Appendix I + agere, to make, do; see ag- in Appendix I.
OTHER FORMS:levi·gationNOUN
 
 
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