from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of smear.
- n. Something smeared or daubed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Specifically, in ceramics, the process of glazing by evaporation. See smear-glaze.
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As for the US links ... that's what I call smearing and that's what I call right wing tossery.
There is certainly something disreputable in smearing a legitimate scientific theory, transfroming it into a “philosophy” that does not exist, and assuming that atheists automatically subscribe to this “philosiphy” you made up in your head.
So he then proceeded to try to pick up the mouse, but instead succeeded in smearing the chopped up mouse all around.
Although he has been actively engaged in smearing sh!
PS I must never fail to mention the part played by the suppsedly Progressive Compass Group in smearing Boris on behalf of this monster and retaining Miranda Grell (The woman who lied about a gay man claiming he was a paedo, to win a Council seat) until it became impossible to do so any longer.
We have heard about McCain smearing Obama by claiming that Hamas wants Obama to win the election.
Expect all of the talk radio clowns to begin smearing Huckabee as often as Matt Drudge has recently.
Papers were unabashed party cheerleaders, rooting openly for their candidates and leading the way in smearing the candidate of the opposing party.
Then, he proceeded to chastise Melanie for allegedly appealing to bigotry and prejudice - in short smearing - Barack Obama:
The smearing from the Keyboard Kommandos will begin in three, two, ...
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