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  • as incountenance
  • as inpraise
  • as inthank

synonyms for smile on

  • abet
  • condone
  • stand for
  • accept
  • advocate
  • aid
  • applaud
  • approbate
  • back
  • champion
  • commend
  • confirm
  • cope
  • encourage
  • endorse
  • favor
  • handle
  • help
  • invite
  • okay
  • sanction
  • swallow
  • uphold
  • bear with
  • get behind
  • give green light
  • give stamp of approval
  • give the nod
  • go along with
  • go for
  • grin and bear it
  • hold with
  • live with
  • nod at
  • put John Hancock on
  • put up with
  • sign off on
  • sit still for
  • stomach something
  • thumbs-up

antonyms for smile on

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  • block
  • censure
  • criticize
  • deny
  • disagree
  • disapprove
  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • hinder
  • hurt
  • injure
  • obstruct
  • oppose
  • protest
  • refuse
  • reject
  • repudiate
  • veto
  • fight
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    How to use smile on in a sentence

    Joe looked at her with a smile, his face still solemn and serious for all its youth and the fires of new-lit hope behind his eyes.
    THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
    The moon seemed to smile on him; the aurora appeared to dance with unwonted vigour, as if in glee; the very stars winked at him!
    THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
    One adorable smile she gave him, and before he could advance to hold the door for her, she had opened it and passed out.
    ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
    A smile of beatitude spread over his enormous countenance during the process.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    This unreasoning, feminine obstinacy so wrought upon him that he permitted himself a smile and a lapse into irony and banter.
    ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
    Uncle David nodded, and waved his hand, as on entering the door he gave them a farewell smile over his shoulder.
    CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
    Maria Theresa held it in her hand, and looked on it a few seconds with a languid smile.
    THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
    The smile was still on his lips when his head drooped on a piece of ice, and he sank into a deep slumber.
    THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
    Tressan advanced to meet him, a smile of cordial welcome on his lips, and they bowed to each other in formal greeting.
    ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
    "And the first thing you did with your liberty was to come to Europe," said Miss Thangue, with a sympathetic smile.
    ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
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