*: . . . those cross-Atlantic aficionados who persistently idolize the British theater and bad-mouth Broadway.
: Dont slam the door!
: Dont slam that trunk down on the pavement!
: Dont ever slam me in front of the boss like that again!
: Union leaders slammed the new proposals.
: Critics slammed the new film, calling it violent and meaningless.
*: How many slams in an old screen door? / Depends how loud you shut it.
*: The slam and the scowl were lost upon Sam.
: ux|en|I dont mean this as a slam, but you can be really impatient sometimes.
: to defame somebody
*: My guilt thy growing virtues did defame; / My blackness blotted thy unblemishd name.
*: This heavy-headed revel east and west
Makes us traduced and taxd of other nations:
*: However therefore this complexion was first acquired, it is evidently maintained by generation, and by the tincture of the skin as a spermatical part traduced from father unto son [...].
*: From Davenant down to Dumas, from the Englishman who improved Macbaeth to the Frenchman who traduced into the French of Paris four acts of Hamlet, and added a new fifth act of his own, Shakespeare has been disturbed in a way he little thought of when he menacingly provided for the repose of his bones.