Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Roughened; characterized by unevenness or harshness.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of asperate.

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Examples

  • He worked steadily after that, flinging up the moist soil with an asperated "a-ah" that punctuated regularly each heave of his shoulder muscles.

    The Lookout Man

  • _ -- If a spinal abscess is causing symptoms or is approaching the surface, and there appears to be a risk of mixed infection, the abscess should be asperated and injected with iodoform emulsion.

    Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities—Head—Neck. Sixth Edition.

  • And besides, he could not tell whether the queen meant light-_haired_ or light-_heired_; for why might she not aspirate her vowels when she was ex-asperated herself?

    The Light Princess and Other Fairy Stories

  • Grammarians of the last age direct, that an should be used before h; whence it appears that the English anciently asperated less.

    A Grammar of the English Tongue

  • Chapter/Region: so ive been debating on weather or not to ask this because i know someones going to say search ... but i did search and havent found my answer .... my question is, can you put a TMIC on a naturally asperated engine, and if you can, does it give any power increase?

    NASIOC

  • Without such exonerations this Evil will never be tamed; nor constantly, or to any purpose, mitigated; but rather ex - asperated by other Remedies.

    Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society

  • [(ex) -10.5 (asperated is he, \224 she continued, \223that he is resolved to condemn him to pass some time)] TJ

    Rachel: a Tale

  • [(\224Monster, \224 cried the ex) -11 (asperated ARGYL) 20 (E\227\223y) 29 (ou cannot mean to punish that g) 9 (oodness, which)] TJ

    Monmouth: a Tale, Founded on Historic Facts

  • [(This procedure ex) -11.3 (ceeding) 8.7 (l) -3.3 (y) 28.7 (ex) -11.3 (asperated Miss Mountag) 8.7 (ue, who represented her)] TJ

    Agnes De-Courci: a Domestic Tale

  • And besides he could not tell whether the queen meant light-_haired_ or light-_heired_; for why might she not aspirate her vowels when she was ex-asperated herself? "

    Half-Hours with Great Story-Tellers

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