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Of course the aspersive attitude toward York was that of Mrs. Snograss reflected in Rochambeau.

WORD ORIGIN

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.

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