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aspersion

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an unfair criticism or false accusation meant to damage another's reputation
  • Let's keep the debate focused on the issues and try to avoid casting aspersions on one another.
  • I don't mean to cast aspersions on his integrity, but I'm not sure I'd trust him with the money.

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The first known use of aspersion was circa 1587

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“Aspersion.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/aspersion. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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