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recriminate

Definition of recriminate

Etymology

    From Latin recriminatum, past participle of recriminare.

Verb

to recriminate (third-person singular simple present recriminates, present participle recriminating, simple past and past participle recriminated)

  1. (intransitive) To accuse in return, state an accusation in return.

    Tom said Harry had lied, and Harry recriminated by saying Tom had manipulated him.

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