Origin of aspersion
OTHER WORDS FROM aspersionnon·as·per·sion, noun
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How to use aspersion in a sentence
He is frequently brash and interruptive, peppering dire warnings about vaccines with veiled aspersions toward Anthony Fauci and vague references to influential people who agree with him in private but cannot speak publicly.This tech millionaire went from covid trial funder to misinformation superspreader|Cat Ferguson|October 5, 2021|MIT Technology Review
And Tobin, by somehow completely ignoring the definition of the word "aspersion," said this wasn't one.Commentary Mag Defends Bigoted Smears Against Palestinian NFL Player|Ali Gharib|July 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I suspect that Obama, too—for all his personal angst over the Muslim aspersion—will be with squarely with me on this one.
We shall say nothing as to the defects or merits of aspersion or sprinkling, immersion or dipping, affusion or pouring.Our Churches and Chapels|Atticus
Dr Westcott is not the only English Mason who has suffered the undeserved indignity of gross aspersion from this unclean pen.Devil-Worship in France|Arthur Edward Waite
The very aspersion is grievous, which makes him choose his way in his life as he would in his journey.Discoveries Made Upon Men and Matter|Ben Jonson
Outwardly the latter method was successful; in two months the converts were so numerous that they had to be baptized by aspersion.
In fact, there was not a lady of the court at whom he did not cast some aspersion, not excepting his wife herself.The Fourth Estate, vol. 2|Armando Palacio Valds