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Verb
Present participle for to free from breaks, curves, or bumps
“She ran her hands across the crumpled sheets to smooth them.”
Verb
Present participle for to hasten or facilitate the progress of
“A new regulatory body has been established to smooth the way for privatization of companies.”
Verb
(smooth over) Present participle for to resolve, or work towards resolving an issue or conflict
“We had to call in a mediator to smooth over the situation between the two hotheads.”
Verb
Present participle for to make smooth or glossy by applying surface pressure
“The artisan would use sandpaper to smooth the grain of the wood.”
Adjective
Scraping or wearing
Noun
An act of rubbing something
“This smoothing process also keeps waste to a minimum and helps maintain quality control.”
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