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The past tense is smote, as you've noted. You can also say someone's been smitten, but that just as often means "in love", so use with caution or to comedic effect. Yes, "smited" is just plain incorrect. Google Ngrams pegs its usage in books at 0%. It's just a colloquialism resulting from poor understanding of the word's tenses, not a gaming term. Gaming ...


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The answer to that question would be smote, it's a past tense/past participle of smite. To the best of my knowledge smited isn't a real word. It doesn't take much beyond a cursory search to find this for your self. The Grammarist, one of my favorite grammar resources has a page devoted to smite. See the excerpt below: The verb smite, meaning to inflict ...



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