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Make counteraccusations.‘his party would never recriminate, never return evil for evil’
- ‘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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