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Synonyms for aspersion

noun verbal exhibition of bad temper
  • abuse
  • animadversion
  • calumny
  • defamation
  • detraction
  • hit
  • invective
  • knock
  • libel
  • obloquy
  • put-down
  • rap
  • slam
  • slander
  • smear
  • vituperation
  • backbiting
  • backhanded compliment
  • black eye
  • dirty dig

Antonyms for aspersion

  • adulation
  • approval
  • commendation
  • compliment
  • flattery
  • praise
  • calmness
  • happiness
  • kindness
  • mildness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to aspersion

backbiting

noun. hateful talk

belittlement

noun. act of belittling

calumniation

noun. false accusation

criticism

noun. verbal disapproval

criticisms

noun. verbal disapproval

defamation

noun. libel, slander
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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