traduce

traduce [ truh-DOOS, -DYOOS ]
transitive verb ]
MEANING :
1. to slander or defame
2. to speak maliciously and falsely about
3. to cause disgrace or humiliation to a person by making malicious and false statements
USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
The politician was traduced by his adversary during the election campaign.
USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
The "socialised medicine" of the British National Health Service has been roundly traduced; imperfect it may be, but the stories fed to the American public were caricatures.

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