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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishasperityas‧per‧i‧ty /æˈsperəti, ə-/ noun [uncountable] formal  if you speak with asperity, you say something in a way that is rough or severe, showing that you are feeling impatient
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asperityHis words were not heard but the hissing of the voice carried a certain asperity.And he had a notorious asperity for which he was afterwards sometimes penitent.With any other man Dalgliesh would have pointed this out and with some asperity.
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