Oct 12 2012

Today’s Words Of The Day – Asperse and Kerf

Posted by Mathias in General Things, Writing Style

as·perse
transitive verb \ə-ˈspərs, a-\
as·persedas·pers·ing

1: sprinkle; especially: to sprinkle with holy water

2: to attack with evil reports or false or injurious charges

http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/asperse

kerf
noun \ˈkərf\

1: a slit or notch made by a saw or cutting torch

2: the width of cut made by a saw or cutting torch

http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kerf

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