Aspersed
Aspersed As*persed", a. 1. (Her.) Having an indefinite number of small charges scattered or strewed over the surface. --Cussans. [1913 Webster]

2. Bespattered; slandered; calumniated. --Motley. [1913 Webster]


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  • Aspersed — Asperse As*perse , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Aspersed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Aspersing}.] [L. aspersus, p. p. of aspergere to scatter, sprinkle; ad + spargere to strew. See {Sparse}.] 1. To sprinkle, as water or dust, upon anybody or anything, or to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aspersed — as·perse || É™ spɜːs v. ridicule, slander, defame; sprinkle (as with holy water) …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Asperse — As*perse , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Aspersed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Aspersing}.] [L. aspersus, p. p. of aspergere to scatter, sprinkle; ad + spargere to strew. See {Sparse}.] 1. To sprinkle, as water or dust, upon anybody or anything, or to besprinkle… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aspersing — Asperse As*perse , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Aspersed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Aspersing}.] [L. aspersus, p. p. of aspergere to scatter, sprinkle; ad + spargere to strew. See {Sparse}.] 1. To sprinkle, as water or dust, upon anybody or anything, or to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • malign# — malign adj 1 malignant, *malicious, malevolent, spiteful Analogous words: inimical, hostile, rancorous, antipathetic, antagonistic (see corresponding nouns at ENMITY): venomous, virulent, *poisonous, toxic Antonyms: benign Contrasted words:… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • asperse — transitive verb (aspersed; aspersing) Etymology: Latin aspersus, past participle of aspergere, from ad + spargere to scatter more at spark Date: 15th century 1. sprinkle; especially to sprinkle with holy water 2. to attack with evil …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • malign — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English maligne, from Anglo French, from Latin malignus, from male badly + gignere to beget more at mal , kin Date: 14th century 1. a. evil in nature, influence, or effect ; injurious < the malign effects of illicit …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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