|v. t.||1.||To transfer; to transmit; to hand down; |
|2.||To translate from one language to another; |
|3.||To increase or distribute by propagation.|
|4.||To draw away; to seduce.|
|5.||To represent; to exhibit; to display; to expose; to make an example of.|
|6.||To expose to contempt or shame; to represent as blamable; to calumniate; to vilify; to defame.|
The best stratagem that Satan hath . . . is by traducing the form and manner of them [prayers], to bring them into contempt.
|Verb||1.||traduce - speak unfavorably about; "She badmouthes her husband everywhere"|