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  • adv.directly, exactly
  • nounstrike, often with hand
  • verbstrike, often with hand

synonyms for smack

  • bang
  • squarely
  • plumb
  • right
  • sharp
  • square
  • straight
  • accurately
  • clearly
  • just
  • point-blank
  • precisely
See also synonyms for: smacked / smacking

antonyms for smack

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  • indirectly
  • off
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    This year’s top engineering feats smack of the sort of sci-fi future-gazing you can find in retro issues of Popular Science.
    THE 100 GREATEST INNOVATIONS OF 2020POPULAR SCIENCE STAFFDECEMBER 2, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
    Kyra often smacks herself on the side of the head with her hand or bites her palm so hard she draws blood, said her mother, Ka Wade.
    PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES WERE PROMISED HELP. INSTEAD, THEY FACE DELAYS AND DENIALS.BY AMY SILVERMAN FOR ARIZONA DAILY STAR, WITH DATA ANALYSIS BY ALEX DEVOID, ARIZONA DAILY STARNOVEMBER 5, 2020PROPUBLICA
    Then imagine a raging river where the water smacks into the piling and becomes turbulent.
    THIS WEIRD-LOOKING PLANE COULD SOMEDAY BE A FAST, CLEAN OPTION FOR AIR TRAVELROB VERGERSEPTEMBER 28, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
    DART will travel to the 780-meter asteroid Didymos, where, in the fall of 2022, it will smack into Didymos’s 160-meter moonlet Dimorphos at well over 14,000 miles per hour.
    THE WORLD’S SPACE AGENCIES ARE ON A QUEST TO DEFLECT A (HARMLESS) ASTEROIDJASON DORRIERSEPTEMBER 27, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
    To better understand the Hyades cluster, Oh and Evans compared the speed of stars smack in the center to those escaping from it.
    MILKY WAY’S TIDAL FORCES ARE SHREDDING A NEARBY STAR CLUSTERKEN CROSWELLAUGUST 18, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
    Scotch shrewdness has occasionally a certain smack of mild hypocrisy, which, however, does no harm to anyone.
    FRIEND MAC DONALDMAX O'RELL
    The little bullet-headed Jim was drafted off to the workhouse school, and from thence to a small fishing-smack.
    THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
    The new smack was flying a flag at her masthead, but Jim could not read well enough to make out the inscription on the flag.
    THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
    On one grey Sunday morning a pretty smack came creeping through the fleet.
    THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
    The skipper of the smack invited Jim to go below, and handed him a steaming mug of tea.
    THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
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    WORDS RELATED TO SMACK

    • abruptly
    • hard
    • head-on
    • headlong
    • noisily
    • precisely
    • smack
    • straight
    • suddenly
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