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[.] SMITE, v.t. pret. smote; pp. smitten, smil. [This verb is the L. mitto.] [.] 1. To strike; to throw, drive or force against, as the fist or hand, a stone or a weapon; to reach with a blow or a weapon; as, to smite one with the fist; to smite with a rod or with a ...


[.] SMI'TER, n. One who smites or strikes. I gave my back to the smiters. Is. 50.

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REALM, n. relm. [L. rex, king, whence regalis, royal.]

1. A royal jurisdiction or extent of government; a kingdom; a king's dominions; as the realm of England.

2. Kingly government; as the realm of bees. [Unusual.]

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CONCESSION, n. [L. From concedo. See Concede.]

1. The act of granting or yielding; usually implying a demand, claim, or request from the party to whom it is made, and thus distinguished from giving, which is voluntary or spontaneous.

The concession of these charters was in a parliamentary way.

2. The thing yielded; as, in the treaty of peace, each power made large concessions.

3. In rhetoric or debate, the yielding, granting, or allowing to the opposite party some point or face that may bear dispute, with a view to obtain something which cannot be denied, or to show that even admitting the point conceded, the cause is not with the adverse party, but can be maintained by the advocate on other grounds.

4. Acknowledgment by way of apology; confession of a fault.

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