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aspersion

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noun as·per·sion \ə-ˈspər-zhən, -shən\

Definition of aspersion

  1. 1 :  a sprinkling with water especially in religious ceremonies

  2. 2 a :  a false or misleading charge meant to harm someone's reputation <cast aspersions on her integrity> b :  the act of making such a charge :  defamation



Circa 1587

First Known Use of aspersion

circa 1587

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