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synonyms for incriminating

  • compromising
  • damaging
  • damning
  • convicting
  • accusatory
  • condemnatory
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How to use incriminating in a sentence

Last week, Matthew Sherring, who had been a close aide to McGrath at MES, invoked his constitutional right not to incriminate himself more than 130 times in declining to answer questions from the committee.
EX-AIDE TO GOV. HOGAN DECLINES TO ANSWER LAWMAKERS’ QUESTIONS ABOUT LARGE SEVERANCE PAYMENTSTEVE THOMPSONDECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Albert selected all the incriminating letters and documents he could find and packed the micro-files in his jacket.
INSIDEKICKJESSE FRANKLIN BONE
He was evidently annoyed at not finding something incriminating.
BOY SCOUTS IN THE NORTH SEAG. HARVEY RALPHSON
Naturally the most minute search revealed nothing of an incriminating character.
CONDEMNED AS A NIHILISTGEORGE ALFRED HENTY
A longer reaction time usually follows the incriminating words, and the subject is thrown into a visible confusion.
THE SCIENCE OF HUMAN NATUREWILLIAM HENRY PYLE
The woman Petre had not, as far as I could make out, made any incriminating statement to the police.
THE SIGN OF SILENCEWILLIAM LE QUEUX
Did she have knowledge of his incriminating conduct, and was she sent to ensnare him into further complications?
THE SUBSTITUTE PRISONERMAX MARCIN
Now you stand there, your feelings outraged, because I had the foresight to intercept an incriminating letter.
THE SUBSTITUTE PRISONERMAX MARCIN
The game warden, it was plain, would get no incriminating information from Henrietta.
THE CASTAWAYS OF PETE'S PATCHCARROLL WATSON RANKIN
No honest person hesitates to explain away incriminating circumstances.
THE SUBSTITUTE PRISONERMAX MARCIN
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WORDS RELATED TO INCRIMINATING

  • damnatory
  • fatal
  • incriminating
  • ruinous
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.