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  • v. Present participle of inculpate.


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  • Twice he was subjected to frightful torments; but not a word inculpating himself or any other person could be wrung out of him.

    The History of England, from the Accession of James II — Volume 3

  • [NY Times] • After stoking e-mail rumors, or inculpating him by association, the McCain campaign has come as close as it realistically can to calling Obama an out-and-out terrorist in a new mailer.

    Jennifer Aniston to Host John Mayer's Wonderchild?: Vanity Fair

  • And then she, as the one who raised the issue of an inappropriate pose in the first place, looks like the aggressor; and her subsequent expressions of outrage all look increasingly unpersuasive and self-inculpating.


  • “If I tell you that I was involved, I will be inculpating myself, ” Bosch answered, “and if I tell you that I did not participate in that action, you would say that I am lying.

    Printing: Bush's Hypocrisy: Cuban Terrorists

  • Abdallah Pasha, who had already given apparent proofs of his zeal for the Hadj, seeing the power of the Porte daily decreasing, and knowing the terror which the Wahabi name had inspired, thought that the time was come, when, without inculpating himself, he might at last put a stop to the Hadj, and add its expenses to the revenue of the Pashalik.

    Travels in Nubia

  • For, as soon as ever a pretext is furnished for inculpating others, they confidently absolve themselves: they even esteem it a lawful purgation for themselves, if they can draw others into a participation of their crime.

    Commentary on Genesis - Volume 1

  • If Bonaparte, however, overlooks the intrigues of his sisters, he is not so easily pacified when any reports reach him inculpating the virtues of his sisters-in-law.

    Court Memoirs of France Series — Complete

  • Then, bridling -- erecting himself as in virtuous self-assertion, he circumstantially alleged certain words and acts, which collectively, if credited, led to presumptions mortally inculpating Budd.

    Billy Budd

  • Forrester was trapped ... could not extricate himself without inculpating his friend ... friend died ...

    The Further Adventures of Jimmie Dale

  • They even hung up a negro man, Tom, because he would not swear to a pack of lies inculpating his master.

    The war-time journal of a Georgia girl, 1864-1865,


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