verb[no object] archaic
Make counteraccusations: his party would never recriminate, never return evil for evil
More example sentences
- The other excluded team in Group A, Celtic, also has reason to recriminate.
early 17th century: from medieval Latin recriminat- 'accused in return', from the verb recriminari, from re- (expressing opposition) + criminare 'accuse' (from crimen 'crime').
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