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Asperse - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Asperse' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Asperse [ v. t.]
- To sprinkle, as water or dust, upon anybody or anything, or to besprinkle any one with a liquid or with dust.
- To bespatter with foul reports or false and injurious charges; to tarnish in point of reputation or good name; to slander or calumniate; as, to asperse a poet or his writings; to asperse a man's character.

Meaning of 'Asperse' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . asperse [ v]
Meaning (1):
- charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone
Example in sentence:
  • The article in the paper sullied my reputation;
  • The journalists have defamed me!