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smit

/ (smɪt) /
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noun

the smit Scot and Northern English dialect an infectionhe's got the smit

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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
Old English smitte a spot, and smittian to smear; related to Old High German smiz, whence Middle High German smitz
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