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Synonyms for aspersion

Synonyms for aspersion

Synonyms for aspersion

a disparaging remark

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

the act of sprinkling water in baptism (rare)


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ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Electronic Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) on Thursday issued show cause notices to ARY News for casting aspersions against the Armed Forces of Pakistan in its programmes.
Staley had tried to identify a complainant after the complainant cast aspersions on a new recruit.
The statement, in its totality, raises serious concerns and casts aspersions on Parliamentary processes.
I'm not casting any aspersions here, but I don't know how he does it - he just seems to be a freak of nature who can pop up at right-back one second then the opposition's box the next.
They seem to be going out of their way to cast aspersions on what she's had to say," Wishart said.
Initial reports suggested he had gone to play in Locke Park, a mile away from the site In a statement released yesterday by South Yorkshire Police, Conley's family said they would not have allowed him to visit the park alone and asked the public to refrain from casting aspersions.
That Hampden reverse led to aspersions being cast on Hibs' ability to cope on the big stage.
Arrogant leaders are helping UKIP IT is all very well David Cameron and Nick Clegg casting aspersions at UKIP members.
Instead of casting personal aspersions, political parties should focus on core issues confronting ordinary Indians.
The Sikhs will react strongly to these developments and the Congress must be prepared for another barrage of criticism and aspersions cast on their competencies.
The United boss could face a charge if it is viewed that he is casting aspersions about match officials' fairness.
They have been casting aspersions on my point that life is so much better in Stockton than the socialist republic of Middlesbrough.
BJP spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi on Tuesday raised aspersions on Nehru's character and called him ' mean.
com Please don't cast aspersions Dear Sir, Gulf Times Gulf Times I was a little annoyed after reading Dinesh Govind's letter, "Negative remarks" (, September 15).
Mann, despite the best efforts of Noel Fehily, Andy Stone and Trevor King in his four-man team, finished last and the trainer was casting aspersions about Magnusson, saying through gritted teeth: "I'm expecting to see him on the pro tour shortly