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Synonyms for recriminatory

countering one charge with another

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Iran dialogue beyond the current mutually recriminatory stalemate.
That new relationship ended in recriminatory e-mails revolving around my friend's rapidly lowering grade, predicated on his misuse of "its" and "it's.
Andrew's violent reaction against Flo, I believe, is consistent with Brown's critique of identity politics as perpetuating a hopelessly recriminatory cycle that reproduces an utterly unproductive stalemate between variously interested social groups.
The primary social influence of this sort in the setting of controversial self-defense cases, we believe, is conspicuous and conspicuously recriminatory public debate.
Happily, official Polish participation in the fiftieth commemoration ceremonies along with Jewish leaders shows some overcoming of these mutually recriminatory memories.
The cruellest quirk of the system was that the elders were prone to promise the same girl to more than one prospective husband with ensuing and recriminatory competition among younger men.
Allen rebuts familiar expectations - he rejects psychoanalysis, he wants out of New York and the timid nebbish has become a churning mass of fear who tells Jerry everyone should get a gun and who's seething frustration and anger explodes not in self-pity or recriminatory guilt trips but in taking a crowbar to the car of two muscleheads who have stolen his parking space.
Or that those being held responsible for the recriminatory beatings are largely Asian.
A physician, or any other person who is a member of or associated with the staff of a hospital, or any employee of a hospital in which an abortion has been authorized, who shall state in writing an objection to such abortion on moral or religious grounds shall not be required to participate in the medical procedures which will result in the abortion, and the refusal of any such person to participate therein shall not form the basis of any claim for damages on account of such refusal or for any disciplinary or recriminatory action against such person.
It is appropriately midnight as Lara paces and muses in front of these recriminatory portraits; when the lone light dims "as loth to break the night," we note its double reflection of Lara: the flame's solitude as well as its vulnerability to an aggressively engulfing darkness.
The late play is inexorably consumed with recriminatory protocols, directions, commands, codes, the modi vivendi and operendi of a postmodern neurotic attachment to publicizing and promoting the routine qua routine, actions Mrs.