verb (used with object), as·persed, as·pers·ing.
Origin of asperse
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Of course the aspersive attitude toward York was that of Mrs. Snograss reflected in Rochambeau.The ghosts of their ancestors|Weymer Jay Mills
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Word Origin for asperse
Word Origin and History for aspersive
late 15c., "to besprinkle," from Latin aspersus, past participle of aspergere (see aspersion). Meaning "to bespatter someone's character with rumor and false reports" is recorded from 1610s.