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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.
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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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state had ample means to obtain incriminatory evidence," and
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By: the time Maryam was summoned, Zia admitted during cross-examination that no incriminatory material was available before the JIT.
The court said, 'He still stands ignorant and oblivious of the incriminatory evidence against him to need an extra phase in the proceedings, unsupported by the Rules of Court at that, in order to obviate an imagined burden.'