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    traduce

    traduce - Dictionary definition and meaning for word traduce

    Definition
    (verb) speak unfavorably about
    Example Sentence
    • She badmouths her husband everywhere
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for traduce

TRADUCE - TO + REDUCE someone's good image, to slander or defame.

He was crying again and again pointing towards me -TERA(ur) DOSH(fault)

to TRY to REDUCE someone's image with words.

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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.

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