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aspersion

Rare the act of sprinkling, esp of water in baptism
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She said this not disparagingly, but affectionately rather, as though, by acknowledging the worst about him, she wished to protect him from the aspersions of her friends.
Let us now pause and ask ourselves whether, in the course of these papers, the proposed Constitution has not been satisfactorily vindicated from the aspersions thrown upon it; and whether it has not been shown to be worthy of the public approbation, and necessary to the public safety and prosperity.
"Why, Mother, you don't think it would be a good way of sustaining my dignity to set about vindicating myself from the aspersions of Will Maskery?
"You are casting aspersions," remonstrated Peter Ivanovitch, "which as far as you are concerned "
"Indeed, I don't want to cast aspersions, but it's just as well to have no illusions."
And as to abuse and aspersions, we are both of us far too deeply ashamed of the errors and vices of our other halves, to make them the common subject of our correspondence.
Hawley in expression of a general feeling, as to think it due to your Christian profession that you should clear yourself, if possible, from unhappy aspersions. I for my part should be willing to give you full opportunity and hearing.
"Alejano's allegation tends to impede the orderly administration of justice, unfairly cast aspersion on the integrity of the DOJ and its state prosecutors and influence Judge Soriano's decision-making process," Guevarra said in a statement.
Contract awarded for Budesonide, Acousan solution, Nasal 50mcg / aspersion bottle, 20 ml
The statement pertained to comments of Aziz at a press conference wherein he had reportedly cast aspersion at Supreme Court Justice Ijazul Ahsan, the monitoring judge in the Panama case.
Les fellahs seront egalement sensibilises sur le recours aux techniques modernes, l'usage des engrais et l'utilisation rationnelle de l'irrigation agricole (aspersion et goutte a goutte).
"They make fun of Bihar's culture, cast aspersion on its DNA and call it a BIMARU state,"she said in apparent reference to the remarks made by Modi during his recent visits to Bihar.