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"Smile" in Chinese?

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How do I Say "Smile" in Chinese?

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"Smile" in Chinese : 微笑

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Pronunciation : Smile
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [OE. smilen; akin to Dan. smile, Sw. smila, MHG. smielen, smieren, L. mirari to wonder at, Skr. smi to smile; and probably to E. smicker. sq. root173. Cf. Admire, Marvel, Smirk.]
Definition : 1. To express amusement, pleasure, moderate joy, or love and kindness, by the features of the face; to laugh silently. He doth nothing but frown . . . He hears merry tales and smiles not. Shak. She led to see the doughty hero slain. Pope. When last I saw thy young blue eyes, they smiled. Byron.

2. To express slight contempt by a look implying sarcasm or pity; to sneer. 'T was what I said to Craggs and Child, Who praised my modesty, and smiled. Pope.

3. To look gay and joyous; to have an appearance suited to excite joy; as, smiling spring; smilimg plenty. The desert smiled, And paradise was opened in the wild. Pope.

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

i. [imp. & p. p. Smiled; p. pr. & vb. n. Smiling.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Smile
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : 1. To express by a smile; as, to smile consent; to smile a welcome to visitors.

2. To affect in a certain way with a smile. [R.] And sharply smile prevailing folly dead. Young.

t.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Smile
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [CF. Dan. smiil, Sw. smil. See Smile, v. i.]
Definition : 1. The act of smiling; a peculiar change or brightening of the face, which expresses pleasure, moderate joy, mirth, approbation, or kindness; -- opposed to frown. Sweet intercourse Of looks and smiles: for smiles from reason flow. Milton.

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

3. Favor; countenance; propitiousness; as, the smiles of Providence. "The smile of heaven." Shak.

4. Gay or joyous appearance; as, the smiles of spring. The brightness of their [the flowers'] smile was gone. Bryant.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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Words Covered : Smile, encourage, exist, prepare.

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