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Main Entry: 1blame
Pronunciation: primarystressblamacrm
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): blamed; blam·ing
Etymology: Middle English blamen "to find fault with," from early French blamer, blasmer (same meaning), from Latin blasphemare "to speak ill of," from Greek blasphemein "to blaspheme" --related to BLASPHEME
1 : to find fault with : CENSURE
2 a : to hold responsible <blame them for everything> b : to place responsibility for <blames it on me>
- blam·able /primarystressblamacr-mschwa-bschwal/ adjective
- blam·ably /-blemacron/ adverb
- blam·er noun

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