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Smooth

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Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Smooth

SMOOTH, adjective [Latin mitis.]

1. Having an even surface, or a surface so even that no roughness or points are perceptible to the touch; not rough; as smooth glass; smooth porcelain. The out lines must be smooth imperceptible to the touch.

2. To free from obstruction; to make easy. Thou, Abelard, the last sad office pay, And smooth my passage to the realms of day.

3. To free from harshness; to make flowing. In their motions harmony divine so smooths her charming tones.'

4. To palliate; to soften; as, to smooth a fault.

5. To calm; to mollify; to allay. Each perturbation smooth'd with outward calm.

6. To ease. The difficulty smoothed.

7. To flatter; to soften with blandishments. Because I cannot flatter and look fair, smile in men's faces, smooth deceive and coy.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Smoothed

SMOOTH'ED, participle passive Made smooth.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Smoothen

SMOOTHEN, for smooth, is used by mechanics; though not, I believe, in the U. States.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Smooth-faced

SMOOTH'-FACED, adjective Having a mild, soft look; as smooth-faced wooers.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Smoothly

SMOOTH'LY, adverb

1. Evenly; not roughly or harshly.

2. With even flow or motion; as, to flow or glide smoothly

3. Without obstruction or difficulty; readily; easily.

4. With soft, bland, insinuating language.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Smoothness

SMOOTH'NESS, noun

1. Evenness of suface; freedom from roughness or asperity; as the smoothness of a floor or wall; smoothness of the skin; smoothness of the water.

2. Softness or mildness to the palate; as the smoothness of wine.

3. Softness and sweetness of numbers; easy flow of words. Virgil, though smooth where smoothness is required, is far from affecting it.

4. Mildness or gentleness of speech; blandness of address.