incriminatory

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in·crim·i·nate

 (ĭn-krĭm′ə-nāt′)
tr.v. in·crim·i·nat·ed, in·crim·i·nat·ing, in·crim·i·nates
1. To accuse of a crime or other wrongful act.
2. To cause to appear guilty of a crime or fault; implicate: testimony that incriminated the defendant.

[Late Latin incrīmināre, incrīmināt- : Latin in-, causative pref.; see in-2 + Latin crīmen, crīmin-, crime; see crime.]

in·crim′i·na′tion n.
in·crim′i·na·to′ry (-nə-tôr′ē) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.incriminatory - charging or suggestive of guilt or blame; "incriminatory testimony"
inculpative, inculpatory - causing blame to be imputed to
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