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Overview of noun aspersion

The noun aspersion has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. aspersion, slur

(a disparaging remark; "in the 19th century any reference to female sexuality was considered a vile aspersion"; "it is difficult for a woman to understand a man's sensitivity to any slur on his virility")

2. aspersion, calumny, slander, defamation, denigration

(an abusive attack on a person's character or good name)

3. aspersion, sprinkling

(the act of sprinkling water in baptism (rare))

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