verb (used with object), as·per·at·ed, as·per·at·ing.
Examples from the Web for asperate
But in the ordinary life there in my time there was little to "asperate" the douceur.A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2|George Saintsbury
British Dictionary definitions for asperate
Word Origin and History for asperate
1650s, "make rough," from Latin asperatus, past participle of asperare "to roughen, make rough, exasperate," from asper "rough" (see asperity). Related: Asperated; asperating.