To smite is defined as to strike, hit or damage by hitting with force.(verb)
An example of to smite is for a lightning bolt to knock down a tree.
See smite in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME smiten < OE smitan, akin to Ger schmeissen, to throw < IE base *smē-, to smear, smear on, stroke on
See smite in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb smote smote (smōt), smit·ten (smĭtˈn) or smote, smit·ing, smites verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English smiten
Origin: , from Old English smītan, to smear.
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