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English verb: incriminate

1. incriminate (stative) suggest that someone is guilty

Synonymsimply, inculpate

Pattern of useSomething ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)evoke, paint a picture, suggest

2. incriminate (communication) bring an accusation against; level a charge against

SamplesThe neighbors accused the man of spousal abuse.

ExamplesThey want to incriminate the prisoners

Synonymsaccuse, criminate, impeach

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody of something

Broader (hypernym)accuse, charge

Narrower (hyponym)arraign, charge, file, lodge, recriminate, reproach, upbraid

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