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Synonyms for asperse

verb libel
  • blacken
  • defame
  • detract
  • disparage
  • malign
  • slander
  • slur
  • smear
  • vilify
  • cast aspersions on
  • tear down

Antonyms for asperse

  • approve
  • commend
  • compliment
  • flatter
  • laud
  • praise
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to asperse

baptize

verb. initiate in church rite

blacken

verb. malign; smear

calumniate

verb. defame

cast aspersions

verb. make disparaging charges against someone
  • asperse
  • case reflections on
  • damage one's good name
  • give one a black eye
  • injure one's reputation

censure

verb. condemn; criticize severely

censured

verb. condemn; criticize severely
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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