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recrimination

[ ri-krim-uh-ney-shuhn ]
/ rɪˌkrɪm əˈneɪ ʃən /
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noun
the act of recriminating, or countercharging: Hope gave way to recrimination with both sides claiming the moral high ground.
a countercharge: The poll suggests that the public is frustrated by the bickering and recriminations.
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OTHER WORDS FROM recrimination

self-re·crim·i·na·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for recrimination

recrimination
/ (rɪˌkrɪmɪˈneɪʃən) /

noun
the act or an instance of recriminating
law a charge made by an accused against his accuser; countercharge
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