Complete Definition of "asperse"

English

Etymology
From L. aspersum, past participle of aspergere.

Verb
en-verb|aspers|ing

  1. To sprinkle or scatter (liquid or dust).
  2. To falsely or maliciously charge another.

Translations
French: asperger

Quotations
2004: a hand in San Marco's font / aspersed him with foul canal water — Derek Walcott, The Prodigal, (Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 2004) page 102


Italian

Verb
asperse

  1. form of|third-person|Third-person singular past historic|aspergere#Italian|aspergere|lang=Italian

asperse f

  1. plural|Plural of asperso

Category:Italian past participle forms
Category:Italian verb forms

io:asperse
it:asperse
te:asperse
vi:asperse

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