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asperse

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of asperse

  1. to make untrue and harmful statements about how dare you asperse the character of our dedicated pastor! Synonyms slander, blacken, calumniate, defame, libel, malign, smear, traduce, vilifyRelated Words belittle, denigrate, detract, disparage; discredit, disgrace, dishonor, shame; abase, debase, degrade, humble, humiliate; disdain, scornNear Antonyms exalt, glorify, honor; acclaim, applaud, commend, praise; esteem, respect; admire, regard; adore, revere, venerate, worship

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