impair the reputation of

See: discredit
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He also voiced regret that some international figures, like IAEA Chief Yukiya Amano who is the head of an international technical body, repeat the baseless claims raised by certain western powers against Iran's nuclear program, and cautioned that such politically-driven, unfounded stances and remarks impair the reputation of the IAEA.
Kohl-Welles, a Democrat, has introduced a bill to overturn the law, which made it a misdemeanor to slander any female older than 12 by uttering "any false or defamatory words or language which shall injure or impair the reputation of any such female for virtue or chastity or which shall expose her to hatred, contempt, or ridicule.