GRE Word List


a false or misleading charge meant to harm someone's reputation

The meaning of the word aspersion is a false or misleading charge meant to harm someone's reputation.

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poulticea soft usually heated and sometimes medicated mass spread on cloth and applied to sores or other lesions
implicitcapable of being understood from something else though unexpressed : implied
collusionsecret agreement or cooperation especially for an illegal or deceitful purpose
hibernateto pass the winter in a torpid or resting state
arbitrateto act as arbiter upon (a disputed question) : to settle (a dispute between two people or groups) after hearing the arguments and opinions of both
bouta spell or period of activity: such as
equityjustice according to natural law or right
elysiumthe abode of the blessed after death in classical mythology
astralof, relating to, or coming from the stars
eminentexhibiting eminence especially in standing above others in some quality or position : prominent