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smears

verb
present tense third-person singular of smear

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 to rub an oily or sticky substance over
  • the toddler gleefully smeared her hair and face with maple syrup

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2 to make untrue and harmful statements about
  • he is willing to smear his opponent if doing so would win the election

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smears

noun
plural of smear

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2 as in spots, stains

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“Smears.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/smears. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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