Recriminatory
Recriminatory Re*crim"i*na*to*ry (-n?*t?*r?), a. [Cf. F. r['e]criminatoire.] Having the quality of recrimination; retorting accusation; recriminating. [1913 Webster]

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  • recriminatory — adjective In the way of recriminations. His dwelling on recriminatory memories pushed him into depression …   Wiktionary

  • recriminatory — adjective countering one charge with another recriminatory arguments • Syn: ↑recriminative • Similar to: ↑inculpatory, ↑inculpative • Derivationally related forms: ↑recriminate, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • recriminatory — adjective see recrimination …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • recriminatory — See recriminative. * * * …   Universalium

  • recriminatory — adj. pertaining to recrimination, pertaining to the act of making a countercharge against an accuserrɪ krɪmɪneɪtÉ”rɪ / nÉ™tÉ”rɪ …   English contemporary dictionary

  • recriminatory — a. Recriminating, retorting, accusing …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • recriminatory — re·crim·i·na·to·ry …   English syllables

  • recriminative recriminatory — inculpative inculpative adj. Inculpatory. [Narrower terms: {accusatorial, accusatory, accusing}; {comminatory, denunciative, denunciatory}; {condemnatory, condemning ; {criminative, criminatory, incriminating, incriminatory ; {damnatory, damning… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • recriminative — adjective countering one charge with another recriminatory arguments • Syn: ↑recriminatory • Similar to: ↑inculpatory, ↑inculpative • Derivationally related forms: ↑recriminate ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Accusation — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Accusation >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 accusation accusation charge imputation slur inculpation exprobration delation Sgm: N 1 crimination crimination Sgm: N 1 incrimination incrimination accrimination …   English dictionary for students

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