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incriminate vt

1 : to charge with involvement in a crime [he was incriminated in the conspiracy]
2 : to suggest or show involvement of in a crime [among the evidence that incriminated him was a box of trigger devices] see also self-incrimination
in·crim·i·na·tion [in-kri-mə-nā-shən]

in·crim·i·na·to·ry [in-kri-mə-nə-tōr-ē]

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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