verb (used with object), smote or (Obsolete) smit; smit·ten or smit; smit·ing.
verb (used without object), smote or (Obsolete) smit; smit·ten or smit; smit·ing.
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Idioms for smite
Origin of smite
OTHER WORDS FROM smitesmiter, noun
Example sentences from the Web for smite
The rush for him was of the mind and spirit, not of the flesh, and yet for 50 questing years he did the wildest things, smitten by the tastes and the smells and the music of the elemental world and its species and its tribes.
The girl scurried by and darted from the room, dodging the smiting hand which the host raised as she flew past him.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
I to church in the forenoon, and Mr. Mills made a good sermon upon David's heart smiting him for cutting off the garment of Saul.Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete|Samuel Pepys
So we awoke in the morning, with the sunshine smiting the snow into diamonds and a chickadee piping for breakfast.The Idyl of Twin Fires|Walter Prichard Eaton
Richard felt his knees smiting together, and a darkening mist veiling his eyes.God Wills It!|William Stearns Davis
The forgetfulness of self manifested in the smiting of the Egyptian shines through the whole life.