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Smite vs. Spite

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  • Smite (verb)

    To hit, to strike.

  • Smite (verb)

    To strike down or kill with force.

  • Smite (verb)

    To injure with divine power.

  • Smite (verb)

    To put to rout in battle; to overthrow by war.

  • Smite (verb)

    To afflict; to chasten; to punish.

  • Smite (verb)

    To strike with love or infatuation.

    "Bob was smitten with Laura from the first time he saw her."

    "I was really smitten by the color combination, and soon repainted the entire house."

    "Who’d be smitten over a bird?"

  • Spite (noun)

    Ill will or hatred toward another, accompanied with the disposition to irritate, annoy, or thwart; a desire to vex or injure; petty malice

    "syn|en|grudge|rancor."

    "He was so filled with spite for his ex-wife, he could not hold down a job."

    "They did it just for spite."

  • Spite (noun)

    Vexation; chagrin; mortification.

  • Spite (verb)

    To treat maliciously; to try to injure or thwart.

    "She soon married again, to spite her ex-husband."

  • Spite (verb)

    To be angry at; to hate.

  • Spite (verb)

    To fill with spite; to offend; to vex.

  • Spite (preposition)

    Notwithstanding; despite.

Wiktionary
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  • Smite

    To strike; to inflict a blow upon with the hand, or with any instrument held in the hand, or with a missile thrown by the hand; as, to smite with the fist, with a rod, sword, spear, or stone.

  • Smite

    To cause to strike; to use as an instrument in striking or hurling.

  • Smite

    To destroy the life of by beating, or by weapons of any kind; to slay by a blow; to kill; as, to smite one with the sword, or with an arrow or other instrument.

  • Smite

    To put to rout in battle; to overthrow by war.

  • Smite

    To blast; to destroy the life or vigor of, as by a stroke or by some visitation.

  • Smite

    To afflict; to chasten; to punish.

  • Smite

    To strike or affect with passion, as love or fear.

  • Smite (verb)

    To strike; to collide; to beat.

  • Smite (noun)

    The act of smiting; a blow.

  • Spite (noun)

    Ill-will or hatred toward another, accompanied with the disposition to irritate, annoy, or thwart; petty malice; grudge; rancor; despite.

  • Spite (noun)

    Vexation; chargrin; mortification.

  • Spite

    To be angry at; to hate.

  • Spite

    To treat maliciously; to try to injure or thwart.

  • Spite

    To fill with spite; to offend; to vex.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Smite (verb)

    inflict a heavy blow on, with the hand, a tool, or a weapon

  • Smite (verb)

    affect suddenly with deep feeling;

    "He was smitten with love for this young girl"

  • Smite (verb)

    cause pain or suffering in;

    "afflict with the plague"

    "That debasement of the verbal currency that afflicts terms used in advertisement"

  • Spite (noun)

    feeling a need to see others suffer

  • Spite (noun)

    malevolence by virtue of being malicious or spiteful or nasty

  • Spite (verb)

    hurt the feelings of;

    "She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests"

    "This remark really bruised me ego"

Princeton's WordNet
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