Aspersive As*pers"ive, a. Tending to asperse; defamatory; slanderous. -- {As*pers"ive*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • asperse — asperser, n. aspersive, adj. aspersively, adv. /euh sperrs /, v.t., aspersed, aspersing. 1. to attack with false, malicious, and damaging charges or insinuations; slander. 2. to sprinkle; bespatter. [1480 90; < L aspersus besprinkled (ptp. of… …   Universalium

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