cast aspersions on

cast aspersions on
index defame, disapprove (condemn), discredit, pillory

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • cast aspersions — To criticize, slander • • • Main Entry: ↑asperse * * * cast aspersions formal : to say critical things about (someone or someone s character) : to criticize (someone) harshly or unfairly He tried to discuss his political opponents respectfully,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cast aspersions (on) — phrase to say or write things about someone that attack their character, work etc I have no wish to cast aspersions on my opponent. Thesaurus: to harm someone s reputationsynonym Main entry: aspersions …   Useful english dictionary

  • cast aspersions on — (someone/something) formal to criticize someone or someone s character. His opponents cast aspersions on his patriotism …   New idioms dictionary

  • cast aspersions — index complain (criticize), contemn, denigrate, denounce (condemn), deprecate, derogate, dishonor …   Law dictionary

  • cast aspersions at — index brand (stigmatize) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • cast aspersions — verb to make damaging or spiteful remarks Don’t cast aspersions on me, or on my patriotism …   Wiktionary

  • cast aspersions on — in saying this, I do not mean to cast aspersions on Senator Scofield Syn: vilify, disparage, denigrate, defame, run down, impugn, belittle, criticize, condemn, decry, denounce, pillory; malign, slander, libel, discredit; informal pull apart,… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • cast aspersions on — VILIFY, disparage, denigrate, defame, run down, impugn, belittle, criticize, condemn, decry, denounce, pillory; malign, slander, libel, discredit; informal pull apart, throw mud at, knock, bad mouth; Brit. informal rubbish, slate, slag off. →… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cast aspersions on someone — cast aspersions on (someone/something) formal to criticize someone or someone s character. His opponents cast aspersions on his patriotism …   New idioms dictionary

  • cast aspersions on something — cast aspersions on (someone/something) formal to criticize someone or someone s character. His opponents cast aspersions on his patriotism …   New idioms dictionary


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