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synonyms for smote

  • afflict
  • attack
  • belt
  • blast
  • buffet
  • chasten
  • chastise
  • clobber
  • dash
  • defeat
  • hit
  • knock
  • slap
  • smack
  • sock
  • strike
  • swat
  • visit
  • wallop
  • whack

antonyms for smote

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  • aid
  • assist
  • boost
  • cheer
  • comfort
  • compliment
  • encourage
  • fail
  • help
  • inspirit
  • lose
  • praise
  • surrender
  • tap
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How to use smote in a sentence

Ramona's saddened face smote on all the women's hearts as they met her the next morning.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
A quick vision of death smote her soul, and for a second of time appalled and enfeebled her senses.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Tressan smote the table before him a blow that shook some of the dust out of the papers that cumbered it.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
This made Jahweh so angry that he smote the people, and slew more than fifty thousand of them.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
The memory of the hawk-nosed, steel-eyed officer who rode from Kurnaul to Meerut in twenty-four hours smote him like a whip.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Again the unknown power smote the lad to the earth, which had become a raging sea.
A LOST HEROELIZABETH STUART PHELPS WARD AND HERBERT D. WARD
Then there was the cholera that came in the night to the village by the bridge-works; and after the cholera smote the small-pox.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
He was about to stretch himself and give vent to a noisy yawn when the word “Laidlaw” smote his ear.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
At this Kari lifted his bleeding trunk and smote down the first tree, and then he struck down the next tree.
KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
It was where the little river dashed and foamed and smote the rocks that would bar its passage.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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