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Definition of asperse:

  1. To bespatter with foul reports or false and injurious charges; to tarnish in point of reputation or good name; to slander or calumniate; as, to asperse a poet or his writings; to asperse a man's character.
  2. To sprinkle, as water or dust, upon anybody or anything, or to besprinkle any one with a liquid or with dust.

Synonyms:

maculate, defame, depreciate, defile, besmirch, belittle, smutch, derogate, smudge, tarnish, crimes, denigrate, sully, libel, revile, malign, attack, disparage, law, smirch, calumniate, tear down, decry, daub, corrupt, slander, vilify, cloud, slur, minimize, backbite, smear, stain, traduce, taint, cast aspersions on, blur.

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