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Noun
The act of injuring another's reputation through slander
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“I will not be provoked by Senator Eric Abetz in his smearing of a distinguished Prime Minister of Australia in order to try to deflect parliamentary attention from his colleague.”
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The act of applying or laying on a substance
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The formal expression of severe disapproval
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Adjective
Causing harm to someone's reputation
Verb
Present participle for to rub a (typically oily or sticky) substance over
Smear a little olive oil over the inside of the salad bowl.”
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Present participle for to cause to be soiled or dirty
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“More commonly, the wife calls a work party to help build and then smear the walls with mud.”
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Present participle for to make hurtful and untrue comments about
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“At the press conference, Tsai signed a statement promising not to abuse any person's character, smear anyone's reputation or engage in personal attacks.”
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Present participle for to blame or insult (someone) in strong or violent language
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Present participle for to smear or rub over with oil or an unctuous substance
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Present participle for to put a layer of (something) on a surface
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Present participle for to apply a substance such as oil or grease to (an engine or component) so as to minimize friction and allow smooth movement
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Present participle for disorder, dirty
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Present participle for to assault, attack
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Present participle for to make, or cause to be, blur or dim
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Present participle for to be victorious over
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Present participle for cover up the truth
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Present participle for to betray someone's trust
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