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smudge

smudge

 
 
pronunciation:
smuhj
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a dirty mark or blot; stain.
It took bleach to remove the smudge from the quilt.
similar words:
blur, smear, stain
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: smudged, smudges, smudging
definition 1: to make a dirty mark on or with; smear.
The pen smudged the paper with ink.The children smudged chocolate on their clothes.
similar words:
stain
definition 2: to become stained or dirty; smear.
This fabric will not smudge.
similar words:
smear, stain
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