Inculpating
Inculpate In*cul"pate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Inculpated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inculpating}.] [LL. inculpatus, p. p. of inculpare to blame; pref. in- in + culpa fault. See {Culpable}.]

Note: [A word of recent introduction.] To blame; to impute guilt to; to accuse; to involve or implicate in guilt. Contrasted with {exculpate}. [1913 Webster]

That risk could only exculpate her and not inculpate them -- the probabilities protected them so perfectly. --H. James. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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