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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Countering one charge with another.

Usage examples (9)
  • Rather, a sense of failure at home is apt to generate a peevish and recriminative attitude abroad.
  • Then he looked at her, and a feverish stream of words, half self-recriminative, half in self-defence, burst from his lips.
  • Each declared that he would "rather die than be talked to death"; and then, as the two approached a point bluntly recriminative, Whitey coughed again, whereupon they...
  • From this point the conversation became very contradictory in tone, then recriminative, and after that personally abusive. for more
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