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  Words related to slur

Related / Similar Words: smudge, spot, blot, daub, smear, smirch, aspersion, blur, dim

 

Definition:
  • a blemish made by dirt; "he had a smudge on his cheek";
  • a disparaging remark; "in the 19th century any reference to female sexuality was considered a vile aspersion"; "it is difficult for a woman to understand a man''s sensitivity to any slur on his virility";
  • (music) a curved line spanning notes that are to be played legato;
  • become vague or indistinct; "The distinction between the two theories blurred";
  • utter indistinctly;
  • speak disparagingly of; e.g., make a racial slur; "your comments are slurring your co-workers";
  • play smoothly or legato; "the pianist slurred the most beautiful passage in the sonata";

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    See Also: gloss over, skate over, smooth over, slur over, skimp over

     

    Hyponyms: blotch, splodge, splotch, fingermark, fingerprint, inkblot, ethnic slur, tie, obliterate, efface

     

    Derivational Morphology: smirch, besmirch, smear, blur, smudge, smutch, blot, spot, fleck, blob, defame, slander, asperse, denigrate, calumniate, sully, fuzz, aspersion

     

     
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