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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. i.) To express amusement, pleasure, moderate joy, or love and kindness, by the features of the face; to laugh silently.

2. (v. i.) To express slight contempt by a look implying sarcasm or pity; to sneer.

3. (v. i.) To look gay and joyous; to have an appearance suited to excite joy; as, smiling spring; smiling plenty.

4. (v. i.) To be propitious or favorable; to favor; to countenance; -- often with on; as, to smile on one's labors.

5. (v. t.) To express by a smile; as, to smile consent; to smile a welcome to visitors.

6. (v. t.) To affect in a certain way with a smile.

7. (n.) The act of smiling; a peculiar change or brightening of the face, which expresses pleasure, moderate joy, mirth, approbation, or kindness; -- opposed to frown.

8. (n.) A somewhat similar expression of countenance, indicative of satisfaction combined with malevolent feelings, as contempt, scorn, etc; as, a scornful smile.

9. (v. i.) Favor; countenance; propitious ness; as, the smiles of Providence.

10. (v. i.) Gay or joyous appearance; as, the smiles of spring.

1070. gelao -- to laugh
... gelao. 1071 . to laugh. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: gelao Phonetic Spelling:
(ghel-ah'-o) Short Definition: I laugh Definition: I laugh, smile. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
1082. balag -- to gleam, smile
... 1081, 1082. balag. 1083 . to gleam, smile. Transliteration: balag Phonetic
Spelling: (baw-lag') Short Definition: cheerful. Word Origin a prim. ...
/hebrew/1082.htm - 6k

The Last Smile of the Muse
... SAINT AUGUSTIN I THE LAST SMILE OF THE MUSE. Now that Augustin had been
at last touched by grace, was he after all going to make ...
// augustin/i the last smile of.htm

"Won by a Smile. "
... "Won by a Smile.". In ... Sunday." Won to Christ by a smile! We must get the
wrinkles out of our brows, and we must have smiling faces. ...
/.../moody/moodys anecdotes and illustrations/won by a smile.htm

Strange Account of the Origin of Matter, from the Various ...
... Chapter XV."Strange Account of the Origin of Matter, from the Various Affections
of Achamoth The Waters from Her Tears; Light from Her Smile. ...
/.../tertullian/against the valentinians/chapter xv strange account of the.htm

Probably those who Embrace the views of Celsus Will Smile at us ...
... Chapter LIX. Probably those who embrace the views of Celsus will smile
at us when we say´┐Ż Probably those who embrace the views ...
/.../origen/origen against celsus/chapter lix probably those who.htm

There are those who Think that the Christian Religion is what we ...
... 1. There are those who think that the Christian religion is what we should smile
at rather than hold fast, for this reason, that, in it, not what may be seen ...
/.../augustine/concerning faith of things not seen /1 there are those who.htm

The Capture of Chrysostom
... Lucianus.'. He handed it to Philip with a smile. ... A man may smile, and smile, and
be... "well, no, not exactly a villain, but the accomplice in a little plot. ...
/.../chapter xv the capture of.htm

The Heart of Man and the Heart of God
... So much so that,. Not even the tenderest heart, and next our own,. Knows half
the reasons why we smile or sigh. They see us smile, and ...
// teach us to pray/iii the heart of man.htm

For the King There were Three Great Perils: the People...
... When Manius came to seek her hand the king said, with a smile: "My noble youth,
she is for the like of Achilles"a man of heroic heart and size. ...
// 16 for the king.htm

On Laughter.
... altogether. For the seemly relaxation of the countenance in a harmonious
manner"as of a musical instrument"is called a smile. ...
/.../clement/the instructor paedagogus/chapter v on laughter.htm

Evidences of Regeneration.
... Father. He is conscious that he pleases God, and has God's smile of
approbation. ... love. His conscience does not upbraid, but smile. ...
/.../finney/systematic theology/lecture xxx evidences of regeneration.htm

Smile (4 Occurrences)
... 4. (vi) To be propitious or favorable; to favor; to countenance; -- often
with on; as, to smile on one's labors. 5. (vt) To express ...
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Wear (56 Occurrences)
... shackle. 4. (vt) To have or exhibit an appearance of, as an aspect or manner;
to bear; as, she wears a smile on her countenance. 5 ...
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Intermeddle (1 Occurrence)
... man's soul at all times." "The heart knoweth its own bitterness." "Nor even the
tenderest heart, and next our own, Knows half the reasons why we smile and sigh ...
/i/intermeddle.htm - 8k

Favorably (10 Occurrences)
... (See NAS). Job 10:3 Is it good to you that you should oppress, that you should despise
the work of your hands, and smile on the counsel of the wicked? (See NAS) ...
/f/favorably.htm - 9k

Raise (175 Occurrences)
... 14. (vt) To give rise to; to occasion; to start; to originate; as, to raise a smile
or a blush. 15. (vt) To give vent or utterance to; to utter; to strike up. ...
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Complacent (5 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (a.) Self-satisfied; contented; as, a complacent temper;
a complacent smile. Multi-Version Concordance Complacent (5 Occurrences). ...
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Approving (2 Occurrences)
... 1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Approve. 2. (a.) Expressing approbation; commending; as,
an approving smile. Multi-Version Concordance Approving (2 Occurrences). ...
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Smelter (2 Occurrences)

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Sneer (3 Occurrences)
... 6. (n.) The act of sneering. 7. (n.) A smile, grin, or contortion of the face,
indicative of contempt; an indirect expression or insinuation of contempt. ...
/s/sneer.htm - 7k

Smiled (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Smile. Multi-Version Concordance Smiled
(1 Occurrence). Job 29:24 I smiled on them when they had no confidence. ...
/s/smiled.htm - 6k

Bible Concordance
Smile (4 Occurrences)

Job 9:27 If I say,'I will forget my complaint, I will put off my sad face, and cheer up;'
(See NIV)

Job 10:3 Is it good to you that you should oppress, that you should despise the work of your hands, and smile on the counsel of the wicked?

Psalms 39:13 Oh spare me, that I may recover strength, before I go away, and exist no more."
(See NAS)

Proverbs 31:25 Strength and self-respect are her clothing; she is facing the future with a smile.



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