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Fat rain droplets, like little eggs, started to splatter on my windshield, smearing with each sway of the wipers.

In the superheated political conversation of Venezuela, smearing the other side is an age-old tradition.

Quite the opposite of “smearing Palestine solidarity as anti-Semitic” as a number of people have since accused me of doing.

If you want the full roundup of the sickening sexism and smearing, Frank Bruni was on this case early.

A more succinct way to put it: Kerrey's campaign is smearing the character of Fischer.

There stood Alpheus Briggs, smearing his bearded lips with his hirsute paw—for once again he had been at the liquor below.

He glanced up and saw that the rain was smearing broad splashes on the dingy glass of the windows.

The ancient one gave him a piece of fresh meat, which he held in both hands as he gnawed it, smearing his chubby face with grease.

The next morning I was at work in the bindery, smearing glue on the backs of unbound books.

Smearing, in those places where it is still carried on, is performed in two ways, according to the quality of the wool.

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On this page you'll find 57 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to smearing, such as: character assassination, defamation, aspersion, calumniation, calumny, and deprecation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.