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verb as in destroy

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I was sure the owner committed the cardinal sin of improperly storing his wine, and I smote him with all the fervor of a zealot.

Ramona's saddened face smote on all the women's hearts as they met her the next morning.

A quick vision of death smote her soul, and for a second of time appalled and enfeebled her senses.

Tressan smote the table before him a blow that shook some of the dust out of the papers that cumbered it.

This made Jahweh so angry that he smote the people, and slew more than fifty thousand of them.

The memory of the hawk-nosed, steel-eyed officer who rode from Kurnaul to Meerut in twenty-four hours smote him like a whip.


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On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to smote, such as: afflict, knock, hit, chasten, chastise, and sock.

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