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smack1

smack1

 
pronunciation:
smaek
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a taste or slight hint of a flavor or the like.
a smack of rosemary in the stew
similar words:
dash, kiss, tang
definition 2: a small quantity; touch.
a serious drama with a smack of humor
similar words:
catch, dash
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: smacked, smacking, smacks
definition 1: to suggest a taste, smell, or the like (often fol. by of).
His breath smacks of garlic.
definition 2: to hint at or indicate something.
Your behavior smacks of treachery.
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