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recriminative

Line breaks: re|crim¦ina|tive
Pronunciation: /rɪˈkrɪmɪnətɪv
 
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Definition of recriminative in English:

adjective

Archaic term for recriminatory.
Example sentences
  • A recriminative war of words, from platform and from press, was waged, not only in Pomfret, but throughout the county and state.
  • Punishment for its own sake, whilst perhaps psychologically satisfying the need for recriminative justice, is most costly, as it does little to control re-offending.

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