Antonyms
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1. smudge

noun. ['ˈsmʌdʒ'] a smoky fire to drive away insects.

Antonyms

  • stay

Etymology

  • smogen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Smudge

  • prejudge
  • misjudge
  • begrudge
  • trudge
  • sludge
  • grudge
  • drudge
  • adjudge
  • rudge
  • nudge
  • judge
  • fudge
  • budge

Example sentences of the word smudge


1. Noun, singular or mass
Wipe off the stain smudge with a damp rag if the stain is still wet.

2. Verb, base form
Remove the strip after painting, taking care not to smudge the wet paint.

Quotes containing the word smudge


1. All parents damage their children. It cannot be helped. Youth, like pristine glass, absorbs the prints of its handlers. Some parents smudge, others crack, a few shatter childhoods completely into jagged little pieces, beyond repair.
- Mitch Albom, The Five People You Meet in Heaven

2. smudge

noun. ['ˈsmʌdʒ'] a blemish made by dirt.

Synonyms

  • smear
  • daub
  • splotch
  • defect
  • slur
  • mar
  • blemish
  • blot
  • splodge
  • spot
  • inkblot
  • smirch
  • blotch
  • fingerprint

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • perfection
  • advantage
  • strengthen

Etymology

  • smogen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. smudge

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

Synonyms

  • smear
  • blur
  • smutch
  • dust
  • resmudge

Antonyms

  • soothe
  • dirty
  • bore
  • hire

Etymology

  • smogen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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