[ UK /smˈa‍ɪt/ ]
  1. inflict a heavy blow on, with the hand, a tool, or a weapon
  2. affect suddenly with deep feeling
    He was smitten with love for this young girl
  3. cause physical pain or suffering in
    afflict with the plague
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How To Use smite In A Sentence

  • A certain bestubbled, black turtleneck-wearing chieftain in Cupertino, Calif., may smite us for saying so, but perhaps it's time to raise a blasphemous notion: Now is not a good time to buy Apple stock. Business and financial news - CNNMoney.com
  • So saying she seized a sword and made at him to smite him; and behold, he cried out and said, “O Kings of the Age, suffer her not to slay me, till I shall have told you the rare adventures that have betided me.” The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night
  • And he hath indignation thereof, and putteth away the wedge despiteously and right fiercely, and then the wedge falleth and smiteth him harder than it did before, and he striveth so long with the wedge, until his feeble head doth fail by oft smiting of the wedge, and then he falleth down upon the pricks and stakes, and slayeth himself in that wise. Mediaeval Lore from Bartholomew Anglicus
  • The sound smites upon the ear.
  • God in the Old Testament of the Bible is a vengeful, jealous God that smites those who disobey him.
  • The sound smites upon the ear.
  • And when that messengers of strange countries come before him, the meinie of the soldan, when the strangers speak to him, they be about the soldan with swords drawn and gisarmes and axes, their arms lifted up in high with those weapons for to smite upon them, if they say any word that is displeasance to the soldan. The Travels of Sir John Mandeville
  • Giles, aware that Warne was more musketeer in approach than monk, cleverly tossed one higher and shorter as Warne advanced to smite another blow.
  • To bluff a bluffer was to smite with the steel of justice. CHAPTER 5
  • Contra Archdeacon Smiter, I'm glad Waldstein didn't go on for a few hundred more pages about J.P. Deuce's patristic sources. Archive 2009-03-01
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