Asperse - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈspərs|  American pronunciation of the word asperse
Brit.  |əˈspəːs|  British pronunciation of the word asperse

verb

- charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone (syn: besmirch, calumniate, defame, denigrate, slander, smear, smirch, sully)

Examples

...how dare you asperse the character of our dedicated pastor!...

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