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SMOOTH





Definition:

  1. [noun] the act of smoothing; "he gave his hair a quick smooth"

  2. [verb] make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing; "smooth the surface of the wood"
    Synonyms: en

  3. [verb] (of surfaces) make shine; "shine the silver, please"; "polish my shoes"
    Synonyms: polish, en, shine

  4. [verb] free from obstructions; "smooth the way towards peace negociations"
    Synonyms: out

  5. [adjective] having a surface free from roughness or bumps or ridges or irregularities; "smooth skin"; "a smooth tabletop"; "smooth fabric"; "a smooth road"; "water as smooth as a mirror"

  6. [adjective] smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication; "he was too politic to quarrel with so important a personage"; "the hostess averted a confrontation between two guests with a diplomatic change of subject"; "the manager pacified the customer with a smooth apology for the error"; "affable, suave, moderate men...smugly convinced of their respectability" - Ezra Pound
    Synonyms: politic, suave

  7. [adjective] of the margin of a leaf shape; not broken up into teeth

  8. [adjective] not marked with wrinkles; "unwrinkled cheeks"
    Synonyms: unwrinkled

  9. [adjective] smooth and unconstrained in movement; "a long, smooth stride"; "the fluid motion of a cat"; "the liquid grace of a ballerina"; "liquid prose"
    Synonyms: flowing, fluent, fluid, liquid

  10. [adjective] without breaks between notes; smooth and connected; "a legato passage"
    Synonyms: legato

  11. [adjective] without chinks or crannies
    Synonyms: uncrannied

  12. [adjective] lacking obstructions or difficulties; "the bill's path through the legislature was smooth and orderly"

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