TRADUCE - TO + REDUCE someone's good image, to slander or defame.
to TRY to REDUCE someone's image with words.
t+raduce- raduce sounds like reduce ..so someone who is fond of tea traduces if t(ea) is reduced
TRADITION+INTRODUCE = introduce some1 to the tradition of slandering(speaking unfavourably about)
source:Mnemonicsgurji traduce can be split as tennis + duece ( i know its farfetched but.. ) So a player on the wrong side of the decision swears at teh umpire Thus traduce=slander
traduce - TREAD + ABUSE = tread on one's good image and abuse it
Well u must all be familiar with transducer. Never converts energy. But always reduced in form of heat which is dissipated …hence reduced
traduce = try to reduce, i.e they are trying to reduce your position.