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smear

see definition of smear
  • verbrub on, spread over
  • verbtarnish a reputation
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Synonyms for smear

verb rub on, spread over
  • besmirch
  • blur
  • coat
  • dab
  • daub
  • plaster
  • smudge
  • spatter
  • spray
  • sprinkle
  • stain
  • sully
  • taint
  • tar
  • tarnish
  • apply
  • bedaub
  • cover
  • defile
  • dirty
  • discolor
  • overlay
  • overspread
  • patch
  • slop
  • soil

Antonyms for smear

  • clean
  • collect
  • gather
  • purify
  • honor
  • laud
  • upgrade
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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abuse

verb. attack with words

abused

verb. attack with words

abusing

verb. attack with words

anoint

verb. bless, usually with oil or water

anointed

verb. bless, usually with oil or water

apply

verb. put substance on another
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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