Defame; libel; slander
Telling a lie to hurt the reputation of someone.
He was insulted by the aspersion because the accusation was not true.
Asp - persion
Asp (reminds of) asp or a snake
Persion (reminds of) person
You act like an asp person when you tell lies
You serve a chicken dinner with verve and ketchup. Was dinner enjoyable?
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Yes. Verve means enthusiasm. You served it with excitement and energy.
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