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     n 1: (music) a curved line spanning notes that are to be played
     2: a disparaging remark; "in the 19th century any reference to
        female sexuality was considered a vile aspersion"; "it is
        difficult for a woman to understand a man's sensitivity to
        any slur on his virility" [syn: {aspersion}]
     3: a blemish made by dirt; "he had a smudge on his cheek" [syn:
         {smudge}, {spot}, {blot}, {daub}, {smear}, {smirch}]
     v 1: play smoothly or legato; "the pianist slurred the most
          beautiful passage in the sonata"
     2: speak disparagingly of; e.g., make a racial slur; "your
        comments are slurring your co-workers"
     3: utter indistinctly
     4: become vague or indistinct; "The distinction between the two
        theories blurred" [syn: {blur}, {dim}] [ant: {focus}]
     [also: {slurring}, {slurred}]
Source: WordNet® 2.0

     See {slur}
Source: WordNet® 2.0

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