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despite

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all the more

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so much as

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equally matched

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square

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even as

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even so

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even something out

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even something up

even the score

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get even

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having no irregularities, roughness, or indentations

on the same plane or line

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agreeing exactly in value, quantity, or effect

just to all parties

owing or being owed nothing

neither favorable or unfavorable

being an exact amount or number

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to a more extreme degree

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not just this but also

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in an exact manner

to make even, smooth, or level

to make equal

the period between afternoon and nighttime

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the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)

make level or straight

become even or more even

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divisible by two

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equal in degree or extent or amount

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being level or straight or regular and without variation as e.g. in shape or texture

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symmetrically arranged

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occurring at fixed intervals

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of the score in a contest

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to a greater degree or extent

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References in classic literature ?
But, even as he searched his brain for words that would convey to them in their native tongue his disapproval of this jostling, he perceived that they, though stout and in a general way offensive, were in this particular respect guiltless.
Dashwood could be calm, could be even prudent, when the life of a child was at stake, and Marianne, satisfied in knowing her mother was near her, and conscious of being too weak for conversation, submitted readily to the silence and quiet prescribed by every nurse around her.
But I had become aware, even so early as during my college life, that no opinion, however absurd and incredible, can be imagined, which has not been maintained by some on of the philosophers; and afterwards in the course of my travels I remarked that all those whose opinions are decidedly repugnant to ours are not in that account barbarians and savages, but on the contrary that many of these nations make an equally good, if not better, use of their reason than we do.
I dwell, even at the risk of tedium, on John's minutest errors, his case being so perplexing to the moralist; but we have done with them now, the roll is closed, the reader has the worst of our poor hero, and I leave him to judge for himself whether he or John has been the less deserving.
He prayed and supplicated in terms so moving, that even the officer was touched, and, although firm in his duty, he kindly said, "My worthy friend, let me beg of you to calm your apprehensions.
The Trojans would now have been worsted by the brave Achaeans and driven back to Ilius through their own cowardice, while the Argives, so great was their courage and endurance, would have achieved a triumph even against the will of Jove, if Apollo had not roused Aeneas, in the likeness of Periphas son of Epytus, an attendant who had grown old in the service of Aeneas' aged father, and was at all times devoted to him.
Yet I am not speaking of the hungry, restless folk who, by scores nay, even by hundreds--could be seen crowded around the gaming-tables.
Even an infidel would have heard little or nothing to shock his sensibility.
My friend is an old man, and it might concern him unduly-- even alarm him.
Nay, in his sleepy irresponsibility, he even found himself eyeing the knobbed and clumsy head of his own shabby umbrella, with some faint memories of the ogre's club in a coloured toy-book.
Sometimes the best of the pupils, of whom Natasha, who was exceptionally graceful, was first, even danced the pas de chale, but at this last ball only the ecossaise, the anglaise, and the mazurka, which was just coming into fashion, were danced.
Josie was unusually amiable -- so much so that she even remarked condescendingly to Anne,
He thought of these things earnestly, even wistfully, and yet he knew that he could not go.
It is even probable that, if Cornelius had obtained his full liberty, with permission to go wherever he liked, the prison, with Rosa and his bulbs, would have appeared to him preferable to any other habitation in the world without Rosa and his bulbs.
Josie said I looked as if I hadn't slept a wink and she didn't believe I was strong enough to stand the grind of the teacher's course even if I did get through.