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  • Recriminator — Re*crim i*na tor ( n? t?r), n. One who recriminates. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • recriminator — See recriminative. * * * …   Universalium

  • recriminator — n. one who makes a countercharge against an accuser …   English contemporary dictionary

  • recriminator — ˌnād.ə(r) noun Etymology: recriminate + or : one that recriminates …   Useful english dictionary

  • recriminate — recrimination, n. recriminative, recriminatory /ri krim euh neuh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. recriminator, n. /ri krim euh nayt /, v., recriminated, recriminating. v.i. 1. to bring a countercharge against an accuser. v.t. 2. to accuse i …   Universalium

  • precrimination — n. A recrimination made in advance of some expected event or outcome. [Blend of pre and recrimination.] recriminate v. recriminator n. Example Citations: A former Republican leader burst forth into print yesterday and asked what the hell went… …   New words

  • accuser — n incriminator, criminator, recriminator, impeacher, charger, denouncer, Chiefly Scot. delator; informer, stool pigeon, Sl. fink, Sl. rat; blamer, assail er, attacker, reviler; adversary, opponent, opposer; AllLaw. plaintiff, prosecutor,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • recriminate — [c]/rəˈkrɪməneɪt / (say ruh krimuhnayt) verb (recriminated, recriminating) –verb (i) 1. to bring a countercharge against an accuser. –verb (t) 2. to accuse in return. {Medieval Latin recrīminātus, past participle} –recrimination /rəkrɪməˈneɪʃən/… …   Australian English dictionary

  • recriminate —   v.i. make countercharge; utter mutual accusations or abuse.    ♦ recrimination,    ♦ recriminator, n.    ♦ recriminative,    ♦ recriminatory, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

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