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    slur - Dictionary definition and meaning for word slur

    (noun) (music) a curved line spanning notes that are to be played legato Definition
    (noun) a disparaging remark
    Synonyms : aspersion
    Example Sentence
    • in the 19th century any reference to female sexuality was considered a vile aspersion
    • it is difficult for a woman to understand a man's sensitivity to any slur on his virility
    (noun) a blemish made by dirt
    Synonyms : blot , daub , smear , smirch , smudge , spot
    Example Sentence
    • he had a smudge on his cheek
    (verb) play smoothly or legato
    Example Sentence
    • the pianist slurred the most beautiful passage in the sonata
    (verb) speak disparagingly of; e.g., make a racial slur
    Example Sentence
    • your comments are slurring your co-workers
    (verb) utter indistinctly Definition
    (verb) become vague or indistinct
    Synonyms : blur , dim
    Example Sentence
    • The distinction between the two theories blurred
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for slur

slur ~ blur : Blur is something that is not clear to the eyes (vision) and Slur is not clear in Sound !

slur... reminds of a slut.. this is a defametory remark...

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slur is to blur the image using slander.S(slander)LUR(blur)

slur is not speaking distinctly so , sur which is Lazy(sLur)

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