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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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An assault on a person's character or reputation.

Usage examples (33)
  • Thomas threw one aspersion after another at Michael.
  • In the 19th century any reference to female sexuality was considered a vile aspersion
  • For in no way can their '' aspersion '' be considered baptism.
  • Thought it cast some kind of aspersion on dear Eric's clinical judgement, I suppose. " for more
Tutoring comment
  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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