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1. smear

verb. ['ˈsmɪr'] make a smudge on; soil by smudging.

Synonyms

  • smudge
  • blur
  • smutch
  • dust
  • resmudge

Antonyms

  • tidy
  • decent
  • fair
  • nice

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2. smear

verb. ['ˈsmɪr'] cover (a surface) by smearing (a substance) over it.

Synonyms

  • daub
  • cover

Antonyms

  • discolor
  • stand still
  • cleanness

3. smear

noun. ['ˈsmɪr'] a thin tissue or blood sample spread on a glass slide and stained for cytologic examination and diagnosis under a microscope.

Synonyms

  • cytologic smear
  • Pap smear
  • sputum smear
  • Papanicolaou smear
  • cytologic specimen
  • vaginal smear
  • bronchoscopic smear
  • cervical smear
  • lower respiratory tract smear
  • alimentary tract smear

Antonyms

  • discharge
  • unburden
  • empty
  • negative charge

4. smear

noun. ['ˈsmɪr'] slanderous defamation.

Synonyms

  • calumny
  • obloquy
  • traducement
  • calumniation
  • malignment
  • hatchet job
  • vilification

Antonyms

  • disclaim
  • credit
  • arise
  • pay cash

5. smear

noun. ['ˈsmɪr'] an act that brings discredit to the person who does it.

Synonyms

  • fault
  • stain
  • error
  • blot
  • spot
  • smirch

Antonyms

  • benign
  • beneficent
  • benignancy
  • kind

6. smear

verb. ['ˈsmɪr'] charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone.

Synonyms

  • sully
  • defame
  • accuse
  • denigrate
  • besmirch
  • charge
  • drag through the mud
  • traduce
  • slander
  • calumniate
  • badmouth
  • smirch
  • assassinate
  • libel
  • asperse

Antonyms

  • advantage
  • strengthen
  • focus
  • stay

7. smear

verb. ['ˈsmɪr'] stain by smearing or daubing with a dirty substance.

Synonyms

  • begrime
  • colly
  • moil
  • besmirch
  • grime
  • smirch
  • dirty
  • soil

Antonyms

  • pure
  • legible
  • antiseptic
  • incorrupt

8. pap

noun. ['ˈpæp'] worthless or oversimplified ideas.

Synonyms

  • drivel
  • pablum

Etymology

  • pappe (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. pap

noun. ['ˈpæp'] the small projection of a mammary gland.

Synonyms

  • mamilla
  • mamma
  • mammilla
  • tit
  • nipple
  • reproductive organ
  • mammary gland
  • sex organ

Antonyms

  • male parent

Etymology

  • pappe (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. pap

noun. ['ˈpæp'] a diet that does not require chewing; advised for those with intestinal disorders.

Synonyms

  • diet
  • Pablum
  • spoon food

Etymology

  • pappe (Middle English (1100-1500))

Example sentences of the word pap-smear


1. Noun Phrase
Women can be given a pap smear to determine if they have genital warts, while men may have acetic acid applied to their genital area to whiten the warts and make them easier to see, if necessary.

2. Noun Phrase
For women, a pap smear, a mammogram and breast examination for the early diagnosis of breast cancer should be performed yearly.

3. Noun Phrase
She may have a breast and pelvic exam, and if she has been sexually active for more than 3 years, a pap smear.

4. Noun Phrase
Women are encouraged to get an annual pap smear at their family doctor or gynecologist to detect cancer and other abnormalities early.

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