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leveller

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlevellerlev‧el‧ler British English, leveler American English /ˈlevə $ -ər/ noun [countable]  EQUALsomething, especially death or illness, that makes people of all classes and ranks seem equal
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levellerBecause a failed relationship is a great leveller - a universal experience.The traffic on Piccadilly was a great leveller.At the opposite extreme, paupers' graves had long been unmarked; but in between, death had been the metaphorical leveller.
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