HyperDic: asperse

English > 1 sense of the word asperse:
VERBcommunicationasperse, defame, slander, smirch, denigrate, calumniate, smear, sully, besmirchcharge falsely / falsely or with malicious intent
English > asperse: 1 sense > verb 1, communication
MeaningCharge falsely / falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymsdefame, slander, smirch, denigrate, calumniate, smear, sully, besmirch
NarrowerassassinateDestroy or damage seriously, as of someone's reputation
badmouth, malign, traduce, drag through the mudspeak unfavorably about
libelPrint slanderous statements against
Broadercharge, accuseblame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against
Spanishcalumniar, denigrar, difamar, reputación
Catalancalumniar, denigrar, difamar, indultar, injuriar
Nounsaspersionan abusive attack on a person's character or good name
aspersiona disparaging remark

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