Traducent
Traducent Tra*du"cent, a. [L. traducens, p. pr. of traducere. See {Traduce}.] Slanderous. [R.] --Entick. [1913 Webster]

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  • traducent — traducent, a. rare. (trəˈdjuːsənt) [ad. L. trādūcent em, pr. pple. of trādūcĕre to traduce.] Traducing, slanderous. 1730–6 in Bailey (folio) …   Useful english dictionary

  • defamatory — adj 1. denigrating, vituperative, vil ipenditory, critical, condemnatory, denunciatory, disapprobatory, disapproving, imprecating, maledic tive, maledictory; scandalous, shocking, flagrant, notorious, outrageous; shameful, disgraceful,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • derogatory — adj 1. discrediting, disfavorable, unfavorable, disapproving, disapprobatory, disapprobative; censuring, reproachful, opprobrious, impeaching, slating, inveighing, reproving, recriminating, reprehensive, reprobative, reprobating. 2. belittling,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • detractive — adj 1. belittling, disparaging, demeaning, deflating, derogatory, derogative, derogating, detractory, detracting, depreciatory, depreciative, depreciating, devaluating; humiliating, humbling, mortifying; lampooning, caricaturing, ridiculing,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • libelous — adj 1. defamatory, denigrating, vituperative, vilifying, vilipenditory; critical, denunciable, imprecatory, condemnatory, disapproving, disapprobatory, maledictory; scandalous, notorious, flagrant, outrageous; censurable, blameworthy, culpable,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • malicious — adj 1. malevolent, malign, malignant, maleficent, malefic, wanton, Archaic. despiteous, evil intentioned, evil disposed. See malevolent(defs.1, 2). 2. defamatory, denigrating, vituperative, vilifying, vilipenditory; slanderous, libelous,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • scandalous — adj 1. disgraceful, shameful, dishonorable, degraded, inglorious; infamous, ignominious, odious, opprobrious, contemptible, despicable, sordid, detestable; degenerate, depraved, unmentionable, corrupt, reprehensible, debased, abased, vitiated,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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