Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
simplyn2deep
1_million_words

Word of the Day 03/02/19 Inculpate

Inculpate (verb)
inculpate [in-kuhl-peyt, in-kuhl-peyt]


verb (used with object), in·cul·pat·ed, in·cul·pat·ing.
1. to charge with fault; blame; accuse.
2. to involve in a charge; incriminate.

Related forms
in·cul·pa·tion , noun
in·cul·pa·to·ry [in- kuhl -puh -tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ɪnˈkʌl pəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/ , adjective

Can be confused
exculpate exonerate
exculpatory

Related Words for inculpate
incriminate, involve, charge, implicate, accuse

Antonyms
See more antonyms on Thesaurus.com
1, 2. exonerate.

Origin: 1790–1800; < Late Latin inculpātus past participle of inculpāre to blame, equivalent to Latin in- in- + culp(a ) fault + -ātus -ate; cf. culpable

Now YOU come up with a sentence (or fic? or graphic?) that best illustrates the word.
Tags: daily: word of the day
Subscribe

  • Flash Challenge

    Your Pool Party Flash Challenge (should you choose to accept it) is: Almost Paradise (because I'd love to see some more Christian…

  • Flash Challenge

    We're getting close to the end! Have you dived head first into a new fandom yet? Have you stuck a toe in the water to test things out? You've…

  • Monday, Monday, Monday!

    Happy Monday! I hope that you’re all doing well out there. Nothing exciting going on in my world, so let’s get right to it! Reminders:…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 0 comments