cast aspersions

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Definition of cast aspersions

formal
: to say harsh critical things about someone or someone's character He tried to discuss his political opponents respectfully, without casting aspersions.

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“Cast aspersions.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cast%20aspersions. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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