The carpenters tried to keep the dust level down, but it was impossible to avoid all of it.
She gave him a level look.
I cannot bear this level of abuse.
In the deepest part there are several acres more level than almost any field which is exposed to the sun, wind, and plow.
Though he possessed nowhere near the level of power he used to, he was still able to sense the figure cowering in a corner.
A few Naturals were found every year, and he didn't bother to remember their names in an organization his size, leaving that level of detail to his most trusted men, the two regional commanders, and dozens of sector commanders worldwide.
Cassie tore her gaze from Bordeaux and fixed her father with a level look.
"Where are the girls?" he asked in a low, level growl.
Gabe asked in a level voice.
The information was beyond valuable, and on a level that further altered Gabe's perception on Deidre.
Everyone you know lives in the trailer park and they all have about the same level of income.
And finally, consider how nutrition affects other relative and subjective factors in our lives such as energy level and mood.
Accountability must be at as low a level as possible, so that if government officials mess up, they answer to constituents in their locality.
Bushes looked like gigantic trees and level ground like cliffs and slopes.
"I think you're right, Jonny," she said in the low, level voice she used with her trainees.
He chose a fairly level route as time away from the sport called for a breaking-in period.
There were no stairs in their houses, because they did not need them, but on a level surface they generally walked just as we do.
When we can build at the molecular level, we can build things I cannot imagine today.
In a world without scarcity, or that has scarcity at such a trivial level it is hardly noticeable, all the conventional theories and dogmas lose their meaning.
The Emperor drew level with Rostov and halted.
That part of the line was not entrenched and in front of it the ground was more open and level than elsewhere.
The trail was clear and level ahead of her, so she let her long legs stretch out.
That level of agony was something she never wanted to go through again.
That Damian was capable of the same level of violence as these men reminded her that this world was nothing like hers.
When she was satisfied, she rejoined Cora on the main level of the penthouse.
But in terms of wanting to converse with robots at an emotional level, I just don't see it.
By comparison, if a country has 99 percent of the people working in agriculture—if it is barely feeding itself, even with everyone working at that—then it is living at a subsistence level, the very definition of poverty.
I hope that someday the whole world has only this nation's level of problems.
A carload of drovers, too, in the midst, on a level with their droves now, their vocation gone, but still clinging to their useless sticks as their badge of office.
He raised his head and looked about him, but above the level of the wounded men.
This is so much higher than my grade level I'm getting a nose bleed.
Her arms were crossed, and though she smiled at Lon, Sofia could see her level of comfort was equal to hers among the giants that towered even above a supermodel.
On some level – in the newfound instincts that wanted to taste him – his words made sense.
She stood too near, perfumed and ram-rod straight, fixing him with a level and unfaltering gaze with those arresting eyes.
From this higher level, Dean could see a patch of the road a thousand feet below him.
Her words touched him on a level he didn't expect, one he thought was dead, destroyed by past-Death.
Something about him touched her on a level that left her feeling at peace, as if he, too, understood what it was to face death each day and struggle to see the light instead of the surrounding darkness.
He neared, assessing her with a level of interest that made her uncomfortable.
And yet, by the coarse measures we use, in a sense we have the same level of prosperity because we both have cars.
Regarding disorders and disabilities: We should be able to repair, heal, or replace any part of the body not functioning at the level the person with the disability reasonably wishes it to.
At the world level is no equivalent.
While the previous two points focused at the macro level and the overall costs of war, I speak here of consumers' perspective on war.
In such transparent and seemingly bottomless water, reflecting the clouds, I seemed to be floating through the air as in a balloon, and their swimming impressed me as a kind of flight or hovering, as if they were a compact flock of birds passing just beneath my level on the right or left, their fins, like sails, set all around them.
Stumps thirty or forty years old, at least, will still be sound at the core, though the sapwood has all become vegetable mould, as appears by the scales of the thick bark forming a ring level with the earth four or five inches distant from the heart.
Is no part of this god forsaken state level or the roads straight?
I'm just learning my way around the internet at this level but Brennan's people could do it in a minute.
Quinn, absent Howie, was just another low level scientist.
The phone call to Daniel Brennan cranked up our level of anxiety several notches.
They did it for high level spooks during the cold war.
The hunt reached a higher level of journalism when Betsy showed us a magazine cover story on the subject.
It's not easy with these guys; they're a level of government all to themselves.
We could always go back to throw away phones but even those were suspect when our pursuer was a high level government agency.
Then again, most men had some level of respect for him and his position.
Everyone smiled and chatted with a level of exhilaration as sharp as the mountain air.
With his hands free, he unfastened the larger flashlight and pointed it downward, trying to find a path level enough to search further, now absent the security of the totally expended rope.
Maria's level of happiness rose to ecstatic when he was around.
He grumbled something about getting one of those "take a number" dispensers the big city post offices had, right below their self-serving signs applauding their high level of service.
When they questioned Jake Weller about the source of the high-level endorsement, he hinted Lydia Larkin knew someone in the system who'd pulled strings.
She screamed, not expecting the level of sharp pain.
She wasn't expecting his gentleness or the level of his interest in exploring her body, a combination that rendered her breathless before her clothes were off.
She listened, not wanting to cry or acknowledge the level of pain she put him through for so long.
He was one of those medical prodigies that mentally existed on a level too removed for most people to follow.
He'd hoped to be granted the same level of power as his predecessor.
"I just need a minute," he said in a calm, level voice.
"Did Andre figure anything out?" she asked in a level voice.
He cut his trees level and close to the ground, that the sprouts which came up afterward might be more vigorous and a sled might slide over the stumps; and instead of leaving a whole tree to support his corded wood, he would pare it away to a slender stake or splinter which you could break off with your hand at last.
It is well known that a level cannot be used on ice.
When two legs of my level were on the shore and the third on the ice, and the sights were directed over the latter, a rise or fall of the ice of an almost infinitesimal amount made a difference of several feet on a tree across the pond.
Why level downward to our dullest perception always, and praise that as common sense?
No man loses ever on a lower level by magnanimity on a higher.
Our new life in Keene produced a comfortable level of contentment we'd never previously experienced.
But I want you to move the cured people out of here and then level the city and the lab.
He began to cry, the soul-deep weeping of a man who'd lost all and spent his tormented life in a level of hell she'd never be able to imagine.
The level of interest everyone is showing in some remote acreage is all out of whack, given its questionable value.
The sky was given the status of something pure and clean, the earth sort of a dirty wasteland, and anything below water level or the ground considered Hellish.
Walden, being like the rest usually bare of snow, or with only shallow and interrupted drifts on it, was my yard where I could walk freely when the snow was nearly two feet deep on a level elsewhere and the villagers were confined to their streets.
At one rod from the shore its greatest fluctuation, when observed by means of a level on land directed toward a graduated staff on the ice, was three quarters of an inch, though the ice appeared firmly attached to the shore.
She'd felt that level of desperation before and didn't wish it upon the woman meant to be with Gabriel.
Just above them, and almost on a level with their platform, were banks of rolling clouds which constantly shifted position and changed color.
She crossed her arms and gave him a level look.