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recriminatory Syllabification: re·crim·i·na·to·ry
Pronunciation: /rəˈkrimənəˌtôrē/

Definition of recriminatory in English:


Involving or of the nature of mutual accusations or counteraccusations.
Example sentences
  • Yet the consequences of her drinking - recriminatory hangovers, neglect of what other people perceive to be her responsibilities, unemployment, petty theft, disease - intervene between Hannah and happiness.
  • When someone gets around to writing the definitive history of the destruction of the environment they'll need to reserve some recriminatory paragraphs for a certain terraced house in Dartmouth Park, north London.
  • The outcome, too, is left tantalisingly open: no reconciliations, partner-swappings or recriminatory tantrums.

Words that rhyme with recriminatory

discriminatory, eliminatory, incriminatory
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