maligning in English

verb
1
speak about (someone) in a spitefully critical manner.
don't you dare malign her in my presence
synonyms: defame slander libel blacken someone's name/character smear vilify speak ill of cast aspersions on run down traduce denigrate disparage slur abuse revile badmouth dis knock talk smack derogate calumniate

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1. These men were “disregarding lordship and speaking abusively of glorious ones,” evidently maligning such individuals as anointed Christian overseers who had certain glory conferred upon them.