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Definitions of aspersion:
  • noun:   the act of sprinkling water in baptism (rare)
  • noun:   an abusive attack on a person's character or good name
  • noun:   a disparaging remark
    Example: "In the 19th century any reference to female sexuality was considered a vile aspersion"

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