or leveller noun Date: 1598 1. one that levels 2. a. capitalized one of a group of radicals arising during the English Civil War and advocating equality before the law and religious toleration b. one favoring the removal of political, social, or economic inequalities c. something that tends to reduce or eliminate differences among individuals

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