Found 4 items, similar to smooth.
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adj 1: having a surface free from roughness or bumps or ridges or
irregularities; “smooth skin”
; “a smooth tabletop”
; “a smooth road”
; “water as smooth as
2: 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
; “the manager pacified the customer with a
smooth apology for the error”
; “affable, suave, moderate
men...smugly convinced of their respectability”
Pound [syn: politic
3: of the margin of a leaf shape; not broken up into teeth
4: not marked with wrinkles; “unwrinkled cheeks”
5: smooth and unconstrained in movement; “a long, smooth
; “the fluid motion of a cat”
; “the liquid grace of
; “liquid prose”
6: without breaks between notes; smooth and connected; “a
] [ant: staccato
7: without chinks or crannies [syn: uncrannied
] [ant: crannied
8: lacking obstructions or difficulties; “the bill's path
through the legislature was smooth and orderly”
v 1: make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing; “smooth the
surface of the wood”
] [ant: roughen
2: (of surfaces) make shine; “shine the silver, please”
“polish my shoes”
3: free from obstructions; “smooth the way towards peace
[syn: smooth out
n : the act of smoothing; “he gave his hair a quick smooth”
English → English
(sm[=oo][th]), a. [Compar. Smoother
(sm[=oo][th]"[~e]r); superl. Smoothest
.] [OE. smothe,
smethe, AS. sm[=e][eth]e, sm[oe][eth]e, where [=e], [oe],
come from an older [=o]; cf. LG. sm["o]de, sm["o]e,
sm["o]dig; of uncertain origin.]
1. Having an even surface, or a surface so even that no
roughness or points can be perceived by the touch; not
rough; as, smooth glass; smooth porcelain. --Chaucer.
The outlines must be smooth, imperceptible to the
touch, and even, without eminence or cavities.
2. Evenly spread or arranged; sleek; as, smooth hair.
3. Gently flowing; moving equably; not ruffled or obstructed;
as, a smooth stream.
4. Flowing or uttered without check, obstruction, or
hesitation; not harsh; voluble; even; fluent.
The only smooth poet of those times. --Milton.
Waller was smooth; but Dryden taught to join
The varying verse, the full-resounding line. --Pope.
When sage Minerva rose,
From her sweet lips smooth elocution flows. --Gay.
5. Bland; mild; smoothing; fattering.
This smooth discourse and mild behavior oft
Conceal a traitor. --Addison.
6. (Mech. & Physics) Causing no resistance to a body sliding
along its surface; frictionless.
Note: Smooth is often used in the formation of
self-explaining compounds; as, smooth-bodied,
smooth-browed, smooth-combed, smooth-faced,
smooth-finished, smooth-gliding, smooth-grained,
smooth-leaved, smooth-sliding, smooth-speaking,
smooth-woven, and the like.
Syn: Even; plain; level; flat; polished; glossy; sleek; soft;
bland; mild; soothing; voluble; flattering; adulatory;
, v. i.
To flatter; to use blandishment.
Because I can not flatter and speak fair,
Smile in men's faces, smooth, deceive and cog. --Shak.
Smooth runs the water where the brook is deep. --Shak.
1. The act of making smooth; a stroke which smooths.
2. That which is smooth; the smooth part of anything. “The
smooth of his neck.”
--Gen. xxvii. 16.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Smoothed
pr. & vb. n. Smoothing
.] [OE. smothen, smethen, AS.
sm[=e][eth]ian; cf. LG. sm["o]den. See Smooth
To make smooth; to make even on the surface by any means; as,
to smooth a board with a plane; to smooth cloth with an iron.
(a) To free from obstruction; to make easy.
Thou, Abelard! the last sad office pay,
And smooth my passage to the realms of day. --Pope.
(b) To free from harshness; to make flowing.
In their motions harmony divine
So smooths her charming tones that God's own ear
Listens delighted. --Milton.
(c) To palliate; to gloze; as, to smooth over a fault.
(d) To give a smooth or calm appearance to.
Each perturbation smoothed with outward calm.
(e) To ease; to regulate. --Dryden.