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English Dictionary: smartest by the DICT Development Group
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From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Smart \Smart\, a. [Compar. {Smarter}; superl. {Smartest}.] [OE.
      smerte. See {Smart}, v. i.]
      1. Causing a smart; pungent; pricking; as, a smart stroke or
                     How smart lash that speech doth give my conscience.
      2. Keen; severe; poignant; as, smart pain.
      3. Vigorous; sharp; severe. [bd]Smart skirmishes, in which
            many fell.[b8] --Clarendon.
      4. Accomplishing, or able to accomplish, results quickly;
            active; sharp; clever. [Colloq.]
      5. Efficient; vigorous; brilliant. [bd]The stars shine
            smarter.[b8] --Dryden.
      6. Marked by acuteness or shrewdness; quick in suggestion or
            reply; vivacious; witty; as, a smart reply; a smart
                     Who, for the poor renown of being smart Would leave
                     a sting within a brother's heart?      --Young.
                     A sentence or two, . . . which I thought very smart.
      7. Pretentious; showy; spruce; as, a smart gown.
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