Asperation As`per*a"tion, n. The act of asperating; a making or becoming rough. --Bailey. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • asperation — 1721, noun of action from ASPERATE (Cf. asperate) (v.). Asperacioun harshness is attested from early 15c …   Etymology dictionary

  • asperation — rare 0. (æspəˈreɪʃən) [n. of action f. asperate v.: see ation.] A making rough. in Bailey …   Useful english dictionary

  • jock — 1. (Jock) (4459↑, 564↓) To clear things up, there is a major difference between a jock and athletes. Jocks tend to abuse their popularity, while the athletes don t really mind who they talk to or hang out with. Signs of a jock: Rude, arrogant,… …   Urban English dictionary

  • asperate —   a. rather rough; v.t. make rough.    ♦ asperation, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

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