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recriminate

re·crim·i·nate

recriminate

 
pronunciation:
rih krI mih neIt
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: recriminated, recriminates, recriminating
definition: to react to an accusation with a countercharge.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to respond to an accusation by countercharging (the original accuser).
derivations: recriminative (adj.), recriminatory (adj.), recrimination (n.), recriminator (n.)
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