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Synonyms for recriminatory

countering one charge with another

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Editors and journalists who offend powerful news makers by questioning either their veracity or the bias of their perspectives leave themselves open to recriminatory denial of future access (Cromwell, 2001).
Here meaning is negotiated--both lived and contested; however, at points, interpretations are at once hopeful and recriminatory.
44) Traynor went on to explain that, while "it has sometimes been assumed that any cause of divorce constitutes a recriminatory defense," the relevant statutory language--California Civil Code sections 111 and 122--suggests that not just any cause will do to show recrimination.
No country which is serious about improving ties with another country will continue to make recriminatory comments against that country," The Dawn quoted Khar, as saying.
Maybe from this tragedy our flawed nation might become less solipsistic, narcissistic, recriminatory, and cruel.
Most of the week's news headlines focused on failed plans and recriminatory accusations, although by Sunday, congressional leaders and the president announced the outline of a negotiated agreement.
Steve Gibson during his recriminatory performance on Radio Tees after relegation made a pointed remark that the then popular, proud terrace chant of "just a small town in Europe" was inherently misguided and in fact we were" just a small town in Yorkshire.
Umpires' rulings are disputed, players defiantly stand their ground until decisions have been reviewed; endless, recriminatory argument is the order of the day.
Likewise, when Le Guin explains that her desire was "to follow Vergil, not to improve or reprove him" (275), she not only abjures Atwood's recriminatory style, but emphasizes this act of forging ahead while following the great authors, perhaps in much in the same way that Chaucer bids his Troilus and Criseyde, the "litel book" that he sends out into the world, to "kis the steppes where as thow seest pace / Virgile, Ovide, Omer, Lucan, and Stace" (V.
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.
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.
It is tempting to see Shulamit Volkov's construal of Jewish self-hatred as being, on some level, a response to the backshadowing approach and the recriminatory message that attends it.
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.
Happily, official Polish participation in the fiftieth commemoration ceremonies along with Jewish leaders shows some overcoming of these mutually recriminatory memories.