View definitions for incriminating


adjective as in inculpating

Strong match

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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.

The wealthy want to be seen as even more parsimonious, to offset the incriminating millions in their bank accounts.

Though a laptop found in the bag was thoroughly examined, the police found no incriminating material on it.

Authorities in Moscow claim to have arrested an American spook wearing wigs and carrying an incriminating letter.

What might she pull out: incriminating papers, devastating notes, embarrassing memorabilia?

Recruiters were asked to screen potential recruits for incriminating tattoos and associations with potentially troubling groups.

Albert selected all the incriminating letters and documents he could find and packed the micro-files in his jacket.

He was evidently annoyed at not finding something incriminating.

Naturally the most minute search revealed nothing of an incriminating character.

A longer reaction time usually follows the incriminating words, and the subject is thrown into a visible confusion.

The woman Petre had not, as far as I could make out, made any incriminating statement to the police.


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On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to incriminating, such as: compromising, damaging, damning, convicting, accusatory, and condemnatory.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.