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Clean surfaces are far less likely to become covered with mildew, which can feed on grease and other smears.
HERE ARE 9 HOME MAINTENANCE TASKS FOR YOUR OCTOBER TO-DO LISTJEANNE HUBERSEPTEMBER 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
And then Lamb began to taste something like panic even as the first neon signs began to smear the wintry shadows.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
If you will look at the paper you will observe a slight smear of blood.
BOY SCOUTS IN THE PHILIPPINESG. HARVEY RALPHSON
And still at times she would smear him with the name of black (to his delight when he learned the reason).
MARGARET OGILVYJ. M. BARRIE
A thin stream of blood ran from his mouth and dribbled down his chin and coagulated in a sticky smear upon the gun stock.
THE ESCAPE OF MR. TRIMMIRVIN S. COBB
The pass had broadened into a valley, and a flat blue smear on the horizon told of earth and sky meeting beyond a plain.
THE TERMS OF SURRENDERLOUIS TRACY
The blood that has settled in its chest is carefully caught; it is used to smear the bangibang and the jipag.
THE HEAD HUNTERS OF NORTHERN LUZON FROM IFUGAO TO KALINGACORNELIS DE WITT WILLCOX
He silently led them closer and pointed to an amber smear about the lips and nostrils of the dead man.
THE CODE OF THE MOUNTAINSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
The women will sew the slits together, and the men melt fat and smear over.
CONDEMNED AS A NIHILISTGEORGE ALFRED HENTY
It looked well, as Dessalines could obtain neither of his favourite paints to smear it with.
THE HOUR AND THE MANHARRIET MARTINEAU
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SMEAR

  • aspersion
  • calumniation
  • calumny
  • character assassination
  • defamation
  • denigration
  • detraction
  • lying
  • malicious
  • obloquy
  • scandal
  • slander
  • smear
  • vilification
  • vituperation
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