[ri-krim-uh-ney-shuh n] /rɪˌkrɪm əˈneɪ ʃən/
the act of recriminating, or countercharging:
Hope gave way to recrimination with both sides claiming the moral high ground.
The poll suggests that the public is frustrated by the bickering and recriminations.
the act or an instance of recriminating
(law) a charge made by an accused against his accuser; countercharge
verb (used with object), rectified, rectifying. 1. to make, put, or set right; remedy; correct: He sent them a check to rectify his account. 2. to put right by adjustment or calculation, as an instrument or a course at sea. 3. Chemistry. to purify (especially a spirit or liquor) by repeated distillation. 4. Electricity. to […]
[self-ref-er-uh ns, -ref-ruh ns] /ˈsɛlfˈrɛf ər əns, -ˈrɛf rəns/ noun 1. reference made to oneself, to one’s own character or experience, or to a group with which one identifies. 2. Logic. the property of a statement that is a statement about itself, as “This statement is grammatical.”. See self-reference. [Jargon File]
noun 1. fineness or elegance of feeling, taste, manners, language, etc. 2. an instance of refined feeling, manners, etc. 3. the act or process of refining. 4. the quality or state of being refined. 5. a subtle point or distinction. 6. subtle reasoning. 7. an improved, higher, or extreme form of something: a refinement of […]
noun 1. the act of reflecting, as in casting back a light or heat, mirroring, or giving back or showing an image; the state of being reflected in this way. 2. an image; representation; counterpart. 3. a fixing of the thoughts on something; careful consideration. 4. a thought occurring in consideration or meditation. 5. an […]