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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Villanize \Vil"lan*ize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Villanized; p. pr. & vb. n. Villanizing.] To make vile; to debase; to degrade; to revile. [R.] [1913 Webster] Were virtue by descent, a noble name Could never villanize his father's fame. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]