villanizing


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.]
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         Were virtue by descent, a noble name
         Could never villanize his father's fame. --Dryden.
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