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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To daub with any thick, sticky, or greasy substance. Tarnish.

Usage examples (30)
  • They attempted to besmear the candidate's reputation.
  • Warm blood, and mingled brains, besmear his arms around
  • Warm blood, and mingled brains, besmear his arms around.
  • Brian and I laughed out loud when we read your story about "besmear." for more
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