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Smack

smack

A small sailing vessel, commonly rigged as a sloop, used chiefly in the coasting and fishing trade.

Origin: D. Smak; akin to LG. Smack, smak, Dan. Smakke, G. Schmacke, F. Semaque.

1. Taste or flavor, especially. A slight taste or flavor; savor; tincture; as, a smack of bitter in the medicine. Also used figuratively. So quickly they have taken a smack in covetousness. (Robynson (More's utopia)) They felt the smack of this world. (Latimer)

2. A small quantity; a taste.

3. A loud kiss; a buss. A clamorous smack.

4. A quick, sharp noise, as of the lips when suddenly separated, or of a whip.

5. A quick, smart blow; a slap.

Origin: OE. Smak, AS. Ssmc taste, savor; akin to D. Smaak, G. Geschmack, OHG. Smac; cf. Lith. Smagus pleasant. Cf. Smack.


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... and the little clicks in her voice that sooth me. Also, there is another woman named ringaroundtharosey on youtube that I watch often because she smacks her lips a LOT when she is talking. Kind of a popping, smacking noise. Practicly constantly in some instances. I know that is weird to most people ...

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... You shouldn't be, that quote is from 1986, biologist(and archeologists) found Western Australia(Go Western Australia!) and thanks to it sitting smack in the middle of a techtonic plate we have found fossil evidence now from well before then. As for you linking of species pre and post Cambrian ...

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Natural selection is proven wrong

... blithering idiots? Why can we not become worthy of living up to our name and claim sapience? Sorry if I've offended anyone, but sometimes a good smack in the head is useful.

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Tue May 05, 2009 10:44 am
 
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... leave a vile of water in your test setup and use litmus paper to test the acid level changes of the water over time. I am sure Mr. Mistery will smack me for such a suggestion, so I am going to put on my anti mod helmet :)

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Sun Jan 13, 2008 2:20 am
 
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... itching. My skin doesn't show any sores or anything yet, but I do keep from itching it, for I'm afraid of causing damage to my skin. Sometime I smack insteac of itch the skin, then apply ice. It helps sometimes. I'm just afraid that the doctor won't see any physical evidience of my itching, ...

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Sat Jul 29, 2006 5:54 am
 
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