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    blame

    blame - Dictionary definition and meaning for word blame

    Definition
    (noun) an accusation that you are responsible for some lapse or misdeed
    Synonyms : incrimination , inculpation
    Example Sentence
    • his incrimination was based on my testimony
    • the police laid the blame on the driver
    Definition
    (noun) a reproach for some lapse or misdeed
    Synonyms : rap
    Example Sentence
    • he took the blame for it
    • it was a bum rap
    Definition
    (verb) put or pin the blame on
    Synonyms : fault
    Definition
    (verb) harass with constant criticism
    Synonyms : find fault , pick
    Example Sentence
    • Don't always pick on your little brother
    Definition
    (verb) attribute responsibility to
    Synonyms : charge
    Example Sentence
    • We blamed the accident on her
    • The tragedy was charged to her inexperience
    Definition
    (adj) expletives used informally as intensifiers
    Example Sentence
    • he's a blasted idiot
    • it's a blamed shame
    • a blame cold winter
    • not a blessed dime
    • I'll be damned (or blessed or darned or goddamned) if I'll do any such thing
    • he's a damn (or goddam or goddamned) fool
    • a deuced idiot
    • an infernal nuisance
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