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recrimination

Law a charge made by an accused against his accuser; countercharge
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The atmosphere of precautions and recriminations, and in the midst a human body growing more vivid because it was in pain; the end of that body in Hilton churchyard; the survival of something that suggested hope, vivid in its turn against life's workaday cheerfulness;--all these were lost to Helen, who only felt that a pleasant lady could now be pleasant no longer.
No excuses," said he, "no recriminations against anybody.
But these recriminations, twice mentioned in his skeleton biography, could only mean that he was a fanatic in science.
During the angry words and recriminations which followed the sailors nearly came to blows, but Clayton succeeded in quieting them; though a moment later Monsieur Thuran almost precipitated another row by making a nasty remark about the stupidity of all Englishmen, and especially English sailors.
These two would meet, there would be recriminations, a tragic appeal for forgiveness, possibly some melodramatic attempt at vengeance.
But to these recriminations I had a very natural answer to make, and I made it.
Summary: In times of crisis societies shed all petty squabbles, politics and recrimination and close ranks, and Lebanon is no exception.
BAGHDAD / NINA / Chairman of the National Accord Party, Iyad Allawi called on the leaders of Saudi Arabia and Iran to ease the tone of recrimination and emptied them from sectarianism and factionalism references.
The Prime Minister and his cohort chancellor are waging a campaign of fear, recrimination and the threat of 'World War Three', should we vote leave.
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Moving to the beauty of West Wales, the cracks in this strange little love quadrangle begin to show, with everything culminating in recrimination, violence and the end of the relationship.
He said that the creation of a lasting peace and political process must take precedence over feelings of recrimination.