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Word: incriminate

Definition: accuse of or implicate in a crime; serve as evidence against; cause to seem or make guilty of a crime; Ex. incriminating evidence


Sentences Containing 'incriminate'

(Per July 2012) the First Deputy Prosecutor General of Ukraine Renat Kuzmin had intentions to incriminate murder charges against Tymoshenko for the murder of Yevhen Shcherban that occurred back in 1996.
All he can discover is that the Regent, through his ministers, is insisting that the Interstellar Alliance has provided fake evidence to incriminate the Centauri.
Anne plays the tape before Lindsey and Lilah can stop her, but it contains only clips of Cordelia and Wesley acting goofy for the camera, so its apparent that Angel never had anything to incriminate the lawyers in the first place.
He also admitted lying about his identity at the previous trial. During the retrial, the judge told Al Baghdadi that he was entitled not to answer questions that may incriminate him.
In "Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince", it is revealed that the teenage Voldemort murdered his father and grandparents using his uncle Morfin's wand, knowing that, when examined, the wand would incriminate Morfin as the murderer.
Mokhtari was eventually let free, there were no sufficient proofs to incriminate her in anything, or even being involved in the Iranian support group that carried out the AMIA bombing.
One mistake had been made in not arresting Boone instantly, as he was allowed some few minutes during which he might have communicated with his friend the Lascar, but this fault was soon remedied, and he was seized and searched, without anything being found which could incriminate him.
She ruled, on November 13, 1992, that the Inquiry was unconstitutional, because she viewed it as a criminal investigation that would force deponents to incriminate themselves.
The Act deals with the problem in two ways: firstly by creating an offence of "causing or allowing the death of a child or vulnerable adult", and secondly by amending the rules of court procedure to require joint defendants to give their account of events in the witness box, effectively forcing them to incriminate the other if appropriate.
When Jordan's transfer to juvenile court was denied, justice Motto presumed Jordan is guilty and then declared his refusal to incriminate himself as evidence against the possibility of rehabilition.

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