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smudge

verb

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to make dirty
  • she accidentally smudged her collar with the lipstick

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smudge

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The first known use of smudge was in the 15th century

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“Smudge.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/smudge. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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