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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Smooth \Smooth\ (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.
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              The outlines must be smooth, imperceptible to the
              touch, and even, without eminence or cavities.
                                                    --Dryden.
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     2. Evenly spread or arranged; sleek; as, smooth hair.
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     3. Gently flowing; moving equably; not ruffled or obstructed;
        as, a smooth stream.
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     4. Flowing or uttered without check, obstruction, or
        hesitation; not harsh; voluble; even; fluent.
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              The only smooth poet of those times.  --Milton.
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              Waller was smooth; but Dryden taught to join
              The varying verse, the full-resounding line. --Pope.
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              When sage Minerva rose,
              From her sweet lips smooth elocution flows. --Gay.
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     5. Bland; mild; smoothing; fattering.
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              This smooth discourse and mild behavior oft
              Conceal a traitor.                    --Addison.
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     6. (Mech. & Physics) Causing no resistance to a body sliding
        along its surface; frictionless.
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     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.
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     Syn: Even; plain; level; flat; polished; glossy; sleek; soft;
          bland; mild; soothing; voluble; flattering; adulatory;
          deceptive.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Smooth \Smooth\, adv.
     Smoothly. --Chaucer.
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           Smooth runs the water where the brook is deep. --Shak.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Smooth \Smooth\, n.
     1. The act of making smooth; a stroke which smooths.
        --Thackeray.
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     2. That which is smooth; the smooth part of anything. "The
        smooth of his neck." --Gen. xxvii. 16.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Smooth \Smooth\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Smoothed (sm[=oo]thd); p.
     pr. & vb. n. Smoothing.] [OE. smothen, smethen, AS.
     sm[=e][eth]ian; cf. LG. sm["o]den. See Smooth, a.]
     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.
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     (a) To free from obstruction; to make easy.
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               Thou, Abelard! the last sad office pay,
               And smooth my passage to the realms of day. --Pope.
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     (b) To free from harshness; to make flowing.
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               In their motions harmony divine
               So smooths her charming tones that God's own ear
               Listens delighted.                   --Milton.
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     (c) To palliate; to gloze; as, to smooth over a fault.
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     (d) To give a smooth or calm appearance to.
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               Each perturbation smoothed with outward calm.
                                                    --Milton.
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     (e) To ease; to regulate. --Dryden.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Smooth \Smooth\, v. i.
     To flatter; to use blandishment.
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           Because I can not flatter and speak fair,
           Smile in men's faces, smooth, deceive and cog. --Shak.
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Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  smooth
       adj 1: having a surface free from roughness or bumps or ridges or
              irregularities; "smooth skin"; "a smooth tabletop";
              "smooth fabric"; "a smooth road"; "water as smooth as
              a mirror" [ant: rough]
       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
          of subject"; "the manager pacified the customer with a
          smooth apology for the error"; "affable, suave, moderate
          men...smugly convinced of their respectability" - Ezra
          Pound [syn: politic, suave]
       3: of the margin of a leaf shape; not broken up into teeth
          [ant: rough]
       4: not marked with wrinkles; "unwrinkled cheeks" [syn: unwrinkled]
       5: smooth and unconstrained in movement; "a long, smooth
          stride"; "the fluid motion of a cat"; "the liquid grace of
          a ballerina"; "liquid prose" [syn: flowing, fluent, fluid,
           liquid]
       6: without breaks between notes; smooth and connected; "a
          legato passage" [syn: legato] [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"
       n : the act of smoothing; "he gave his hair a quick smooth"
       v 1: make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing; "smooth the
            surface of the wood" [syn: smoothen] [ant: roughen]
       2: (of surfaces) make shine; "shine the silver, please";
          "polish my shoes" [syn: polish, smoothen, shine]
       3: free from obstructions; "smooth the way towards peace
          negociations" [syn: smooth out]

Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  583 Moby Thesaurus words for "smooth":
     Ciceronian, Demosthenian, Demosthenic, Machiavellian, Machiavellic,
     Mickey Mouse, Tullian, accordant, acomous, acute, adipose,
     adulatory, agreeable, aid, align, alike, all jaw, allay,
     ameliorate, appease, arch, arrowlike, artful, articulate,
     articulated, assimilate to, assuage, astute, at rest, attenuate,
     attenuated, automatic, balance, balanced, bald, bald-headed, balmy,
     bare, beardless, believable, bland, blandishing, blarneying,
     blubbery, buff, burnish, burnished, buttery, butyraceous, cagey,
     cajoling, calender, calm, calm down, candid, canny, casual,
     catenated, ceaseless, chatty, chrismal, chrismatory, civilized,
     clean-shaven, clear, clear the way, clever, cloistered, coarsen,
     communicative, compose, concatenated, conciliate, concinnate,
     concinnous, connected, conniving, consistent, consonant, constant,
     continual, continued, continuing, continuous, correspondent,
     courteous, courtierly, courtly, cradle, crafty, credible, cunning,
     cursive, cushy, cute, cyclical, dab, dainty, damp, dead straight,
     deceitful, deep, deep-laid, defuse, delicate, depilated, depilous,
     designing, diplomatic, direct, disarming, disentangle, downy, drag,
     dress, dub, dulcet, dulcify, dwindling, ease, easy, easy as pie,
     ebbing, effortless, effusive, elegant, eloquent, endless, equable,
     equal, equalize, equilibrize, euphonic, euphonical, euphonious,
     even, even out, even-tenored, expansive, expedite, explain, extend,
     facile, facilitate, facund, faint, fair-spoken, fat, fatty,
     fawning, featureless, felicitous, feline, fell, filmy, fine,
     fine-drawn, fine-grained, fine-spoken, finespun, flat, flatly,
     flatten, flattened, flattering, flip, flowing, fluent, fluffy,
     flush, foxy, frank, free, fulsome, furbish, fuzzy, gabby, gapless,
     garrulous, gassy, gauzy, gentle, glabrate, glabrescent, glabrous,
     glassy, glib, gloss over, glossy, gossamer, gossamery, gossipy,
     graceful, grade, grain, granulate, grease, grease the ways,
     grease the wheels, greasy, gregarious, guileful, gushing, gushy,
     hairless, halcyon, harmonious, harmonize, harrow, hasten,
     help along, homaloidal, homogeneous, homogenize, honey-mouthed,
     honey-tongued, honeyed, horizontal, hush, hushed, immediate,
     immutable, impassive, in a line, incessant, ingenious,
     ingratiating, insidious, insincere, insinuating, interminable,
     invariable, inventive, iron, isolated, joined, jointless, knowing,
     lardaceous, lardy, lay, lay down, lay flat, lay level, lay low,
     lay out, lay the dust, leiotrichous, lenient, lessen, level, light,
     lineal, linear, linked, long-winded, loose, loquacious, lubricate,
     lull, make clear, make uniform, make way for, mangle, mealymouthed,
     measured, mechanical, mellow, methodic, mild, minimize, mitigate,
     moldering, mollify, monolithic, monotonous, mow, mucoid,
     multiloquent, multiloquious, naked, never-ending, newsy,
     nonchalant, nonstop, normalize, nothing to it, obsequious,
     of a piece, oil, oily, oily-tongued, oleaginous, oleic, open,
     open the way, open up, ordered, orderly, overtalkative, pacific,
     pacify, painless, palliate, pave, pave the way, pawky, peaceable,
     peaceful, perennial, perfect, periodic, persistent, persuasive,
     placate, placid, plain, plane, planish, plaster, plausible,
     pleasant, pleasing, polish, polished, polite, politic,
     pour balm into, pour balm on, prepare, prepare the way, press,
     prime, prolix, propitiate, pubescent, put straight, quell, quicken,
     quiescent, quiet, rase, raze, ready, rectify, rectilineal,
     rectilinear, recurrent, reduce, refine, refined, regular,
     regularize, regulate, remove friction, repetitive, reposeful,
     reposing, resourceful, rest, restful, resting, rich, right,
     robotlike, rock, rock to sleep, roll, roll flat, rolled, roughen,
     round, round-the-clock, royal, rub up, ruler-straight,
     run interference for, running, sand, sandblast, sandpaper, satin,
     satiny, scheming, seamless, sebaceous, secluded, sequestered,
     sequestrated, serene, serpentine, serried, set straight, sharp,
     shave, shaven, sheltered, shifty, shine, shiny, shrewd, silken,
     silky, silver, silver-tongued, simple, simple as ABC, simplify,
     sit up, sleek, slick, slimy, slippery, slobbery, sly, smarmy,
     smooth down, smooth out, smooth over, smooth the way, smooth-faced,
     smooth-running, smooth-shaven, smooth-sounding, smooth-spoken,
     smooth-textured, smooth-tongued, smoothed out, smoothen,
     smoothened, smoothly, smug, snaky, sneaky, soap the ways, soapy,
     sociable, soft, soft-soaping, soft-spoken, soften, soignee, soothe,
     soothing, sophistical, speed, spellbinding, squashed,
     squashed flat, stabilize, stable, stand up, standardize, steadfast,
     steady, stealthy, steamroll, steamroller, stereotype, still,
     still as death, stillish, stilly, stoic, stolid, straight,
     straight-cut, straight-front, straight-side, straighten,
     straighten out, straighten up, straightforward, strategic,
     streamlined, suave, suave-spoken, subdue, subsiding, subtile,
     subtle, suety, supple, sweet, sycophantic, symmetrical, symmetrize,
     syrupy, systematic, tabloid, tabular, tactical, talkative, talky,
     tallowy, temper, thin-spun, tonsured, tooth, tranquil, tranquilize,
     trickish, tricksy, tricky, tripping, trodden, trodden flat, true,
     twenty-four-hour, unagitated, unbar, unbend, unbending, unbent,
     unblock, unbowed, unbroken, unburdensome, unceasing, unchangeable,
     unchanged, unchanging, unclog, uncluttered, uncomplicated,
     unconstrained, unctuous, uncurl, uncurved, undeflected,
     undeviating, undifferentiated, undistorted, undisturbed,
     undiversified, unending, uneventful, unguent, unguentary,
     unguentous, uniform, uniformize, uniformly, unintermitted,
     unintermittent, unintermitting, uninterrupted, unjam, unkink,
     unmoved, unobstructed, unperturbed, unrelieved, unremitting,
     unrough, unroughened, unruffled, unsnarl, unstirring, unstopped,
     unswerving, untroubled, untroublesome, unturned, unvaried,
     unvarying, upright, urbane, velutinous, velvety, verbose, vertical,
     voluble, vulpine, waning, wary, well-ordered, well-spoken,
     wheedling, wily, windy, winning, wiredrawn  
     

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