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English verb: smite

1. smite (contact) inflict a heavy blow on, with the hand, a tool, or a weapon

ExamplesThe fighter managed to smite his opponent

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)hit

2. smite (emotion) affect suddenly with deep feeling

SamplesHe was smitten with love for this young girl.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)affect, impress, move, strike

3. smite (change) cause physical pain or suffering in

SamplesAfflict with the plague.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)damage

Narrower (hyponym)blight, plague, visit

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