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  • We're stopped and searched occasionally, but there's nothing on our persons to incriminate us.   (source)
    incriminate = make appear guilty
  • If he went to all the lengths he could without openly incriminating himself, I wasn't sure I had much of a chance.   (source)
    incriminating = making appear guilty
  • All the way home, I keep going over and over them as if I were an intelligence officer marking all the incriminating passages.   (source)
    incriminating = causing to appear guilty
  • To see if I would incriminate myself?   (source)
    incriminate = make appear guilty
  • I'd just be sure to burn all, urn, incriminating dresses.   (source)
    incriminating = making appear guilty
  • Instead, they decided to pressure Myers to produce more incriminating details.†   (source)
  • Moody was going to ask where he had got this map, which was a very dubious magical object — and the story of how it had fallen into his hands incriminated not only him, but his own father, Fred and George Weasley, and Professor Lupin, their last Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher.†   (source)
  • She threatens the Circle monopoly and, surprise, the feds find incriminating stuff on her computer.†   (source)
  • That day at Hurd's, you could almost hear those boots creaking by the door, as if he expected the stolen baseball to loose itself from the culprit's pocket and roll across the dark crimson carpeting with incriminating authority For Chief Pike, the theft of the ball that killed my mother was an offense of a far graver character than a mere misdemeanor; at the very least, it was the work of a felon.†   (source)
  • I know in my gut I'm not going to find anything incriminating, even if I tear through every inch of the house.†   (source)
  • I'll say anything they like, I'll incriminate anyone.†   (source)
  • The Incriminating Letter†   (source)
  • I knew that it was going to be an excruciating wait until the conference at eleven-thirty; and it was all I could do to stand still and not blurt out incriminating questions.†   (source)
  • Even though I knew Mrs. Frank had left it on purpose, I pretended to be surprised and horrified and begged Mr. Goldschmidt to burn this incriminating piece of paper.†   (source)
  • "What does she think I'll do when I find this, this incriminating evidence, on my sister's property," I said.†   (source)
  • She's written some very incriminating things about certain men, and ...truthfully, there are some passages about you too, Mother.†   (source)
  • The fact that I was allowed to sleep this late means that there was no news to incriminate me.†   (source)
  • Either you had suddenly become an exceptionally dedicated student, or you were doing something incriminating.†   (source)
  • Mr. Smit set out before him the incriminating evidence he had found: two spoons and a piece of carrot on the stairs, pipe ashes in an "unoccupied" bedroom.†   (source)
  • I've found no incriminating emails, no sordid pictures or passionate letters.†   (source)
  • From what I've heard, that delay would have given the captain aboard the vessel time to get rid of incriminating paperwork and other evidence, that's what I think happened.†   (source)
  • They said, We are only defending ourselves and when the person was dead they would search the body or a house and discover weapons, or incriminating messages.†   (source)
  • After the fair he intended to burn the building to collect the insurance and, as a happy dividend, destroy whatever surplus "material" might remain in its hidden storage chambers, although ideally, given other disposal measures available to him, the building by then would contain nothing of an incriminating nature.†   (source)
  • "I stand on the Fifth Amendment," I squeaked, "on thegrounds that my answer may tend to incriminate me."†   (source)
  • It was embarrassing, frankly, and in this case, incriminating.†   (source)
  • The priest was blessed with a long, incriminating finger, which he used to point out sinners in public, and a tongue well schooled in arousing emotions.†   (source)
  • Even a sliver of incriminating evidence might be enough to put him behind bars, and until that happened, I wouldn't feel safe.†   (source)
  • Those arrested could be detained without trial, charge, access to a lawyer, or protection against self-incrimination for up to ninety days.†   (source)
  • So peaceful, in the canopy, beyond distress and self-incrimination.†   (source)
  • After making sure I left nothing incriminating behind me, I headed downstairs.†   (source)
  • Coupled with knowing Kathy, it seemed so incriminating.†   (source)
  • She can't tell the Commandant she saw me here without incriminating herself too.†   (source)
  • Incriminating testimony from the defense's dear friend.†   (source)
  • I did call, Amanda reminded her, but instead of being drawn into the incriminating conversation her mom obviously wanted, Amanda mumbled that she had a headache and that what she really needed to do was lie down in her room.†   (source)
  • He might say something incriminating.†   (source)
  • Incriminate himself?†   (source)
  • He sent Poles, Slovaks and Jews to the showers after torture sessions in which he extracted-and manufactured—'incriminating' information Dachau's commandants wanted to hear.†   (source)
  • To be certain nothing was left behind that would be incriminating.†   (source)
  • No suspicions will be raised if something happens to those of us with incriminating bits of information.†   (source)
  • But he had not approached either of us directly, and I did not see where else he was going to get any incriminating information.†   (source)
  • As she bent low to tuck in the bedcovers, she saw the necklace on the floor, incriminating evidence of Oz's plot to hasten his mother's recovery "What's this?" she demanded, reaching down and picking up Exhibit One in her case against the little boy.†   (source)
  • I wanted to discuss some of the more incriminating evidence with her, but more important, I needed to see how well Angel would hold up under cross-examination.†   (source)
  • You have a very good memory—for anything that incriminates me.†   (source)
  • Peyton said, "Thank you, Preacher," and skipped away, not wishing to incriminate him further, if it really was true that goldfish were illegal.†   (source)
  • "Body?" she asked in a tone intimating that she had incriminating evidence against my sanity "Yeh, body of water."†   (source)
  • His father's comment about awarding a medal to the murderer might be incriminating.   (source)
    incriminating = making someone appear guilty
  • They scoured the property, dug up the fields, and found the buried boxes full of their incriminating cargo as well as an old box of papers.   (source)
    incriminating = making appear guilty
  • His hair was pretty incriminating, too.   (source)
  • There's only your word that they're leading you into ...incriminating situations.†   (source)
  • He says we can flush incriminating papers if we shred them fine enough.†   (source)
  • On the grounds that you may tend to incriminate yourselves.†   (source)
  • Didn't find anything incriminating, of course.†   (source)
  • I burned incriminating papers in the long-empty coal hearth in the dining room.†   (source)
  • You understand they may further incriminate Mavis Freestone.†   (source)
  • Nothing humiliating or incriminating in there.†   (source)
  • She did have something incriminating," he said to both of us.†   (source)
  • 'Yes, you mentioned them before, but they're so incriminating.†   (source)
  • And if he incriminates himself or his son?†   (source)
  • And if we are taken, the water would incriminate us.†   (source)
  • Snow plows forward, saying that clearly the rebels are now attempting to disrupt the dissemination of information they find incriminating, but both truth and justice will reign.†   (source)
  • When Myers protested that he didn't have more incriminating details because, well, the story wasn't true, the investigators weren't having it.†   (source)
  • Grisha could back me up on a lot of it without incriminating himself: we'd never discussed it, he'd never questioned me but he'd known it wasn't kosher, all those hush-hush trips out to the storage unit.†   (source)
  • Self-incrimination.†   (source)
  • Tanner began: "Amy used her clues to force my client to go to these various venues, where she'd left evidence—Hannibal, his father's house—so he'd incriminate himself.†   (source)
  • Did Desi plant incriminating items at each of the treasure hunt sites: Nick's office, Hannibal, his dad's house, Go's woodshed?†   (source)
  • I have sources, Jason, and errors are made in high places and I'll incriminate no one by using names.†   (source)
  • Then words spoken by Panov earlier in the terrible conversation came to him: They're so incriminating.†   (source)
  • They were incriminating, then?†   (source)
  • For Rusty Bernstein, Raymond Mhlaba, and Ahmed Kathrada, the evidence of involvement in conspiracy was slight and we decided they should not incriminate themselves.†   (source)
  • But despite these revelations, he was an extremely damaging witness, for the judge found him reliable and believable, and his testimony incriminated nearly all of us.†   (source)
  • It was used to burn an incriminating paper of some kind.†   (source)
  • They seemed dissatisfied when they could find nothing incriminating.†   (source)
  • It may have been placed there by someone in order to incriminate you?†   (source)
  • Had M. de Saint Alard been the criminal, he would never have kept an incriminating bottle.†   (source)
  • If I talked, I would only incriminate myself further.†   (source)
  • If you want us to incriminate ourselves in any other way, we are ready.†   (source)
  • For several seconds he was too stunned even to throw the incriminating thing into the memory hole.†   (source)
  • Besides, it would be a good way of not incriminating any outsiders.†   (source)
  • I—" He paused, then added rather guiltily, "Seems I'm kind of incriminating myself."†   (source)
  • In the same way, if someone else had placed them there to incriminate Parker, one would have been sufficient-the cigarette caseor the glove-again not both.†   (source)
  • Since he delivered the books on the same day he stole them, there was nothing incriminating in his room.†   (source)
  • As often happened, they had vanished for a year or more, so that one did not know whether they were alive or dead, and then had suddenly been brought forth to incriminate themselves in the usual way.†   (source)
  • I hinted to him that I had a scheme by which it might be possible to trap the murderer into incriminating himself.†   (source)
  • The American watch, the nickel chain and the square coin, the key ring with the incriminating useless keys to Runeberg's apartment, the notebook, a letter which I resolved to destroy immediately (and which I did not destroy), a crown, two shillings and a few pence, the red and blue pencil, the handkerchief, the revolver with one bullet.†   (source)
  • He was not supposed to be standing there, brisk and confident and cheerful, with the incriminating papers at his feet.†   (source)
  • But I was determined not to participate in any way, for that would have surely, by implication, incriminated me in a network of guilt which I did not share.†   (source)
  • On the other hand, if Rupert Carrington killed her, why take the jewels which would incriminate him fatally?†   (source)
  • He is a strange man-careful, since he marks his handkerchiefs and wipes the pistol with which he has committed the crime-yet careless since he loses his handkerchief and does not search for a letter that might incriminate him.†   (source)
  • I incline to the view that someone else dropped the pipe-cleaner-and did so to incriminate the long-legged Englishman.†   (source)
  • Taken at its simplest it is a clue which directly incriminates someone whose initial is H, and it was dropped there unwittingly by that person.†   (source)
  • Doubtless he is washing blood from his hands, clearing up after the crime, burning the incriminating letter.†   (source)
  • She will be questioned, her connection with the Armstrong family will be brought out —et voil à: motive —andan incriminating article of evidence.†   (source)
  • The description of the mythical 'small dark man with a womanish voice'—a convenient description since it had the merit of not incriminating any of the actual Wagon Lit conductors and would apply equally well to a man or a woman.†   (source)
  • Two so-called 'clues' were dropped in the dead man's compartment-one incriminating Colonel Arbuthnot (who had the strongest alibi and whose connection with the Armstrong family was probably the hardest to prove); and the second clue, the handkerchief, incriminating Princess Dragomiroff who, by virtue of her social position, her particularly frail physique and the alibi given her by her maid and the conductor, was practically in an unassailable position.†   (source)
  • He must not write her any long and self-incriminating letters.†   (source)
  • Watson's reports are most incriminating documents.†   (source)
  • And at once he was weak and shaking, yet, not wishing to incriminate himself about to reply, "No!"†   (source)
  • If the worst came to the worst, and the boy came to harm, the paper would incriminate nobody.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • "Who told you this?" she asked, forgetting that her interest was out of order and exceedingly incriminating.†   (source)
  • And for want of a bit of incriminating proof, was such a young, silent, vain crook as this to be allowed to escape?†   (source)
  • But on the part of the Baggotts and the Harriets, the contention that they were not sufficiently incriminated to bother and so remaining exactly where they were at Twelfth Lake.†   (source)
  • At the same time he was not without the self-incriminating thought that in seeking this, most distinctly he was driving toward a relationship which was not legitimate and that would prove dangerous in the future.†   (source)
  • Or, waiving that, as he saw it after carefully listening to Smillie's recounting of all the suspicious and incriminating circumstances, he would think it very difficult to construct an even partially satisfactory defense, unless there were some facts favoring Clyde which had not thus far appeared.†   (source)
  • that he had recommended to Clyde a certain Dr. Glenn, near Gloversville; (4) Dr. Glenn himself being sought and pictures of Clyde and Roberta being submitted, he was able to identify Roberta, although not Clyde, and to describe the state of mind in which she had approached him, as well as the story she had told—a story which in no way incriminated Clyde or herself, and which, therefore, Mason decided might best be ignored, for the present, anyhow.†   (source)
  • What she was going to say was not that she was deserted, for that seemed too much of a disagreeable and self-incriminating remark for her to make concerning herself, but rather that she was married and that she and her young husband were too poor to have a baby as yet—the same story Clyde had told the druggist in Schenectady, as she recalled.†   (source)
  • How incriminating!†   (source)
  • And, even more incriminating, a third bundle, consisting of eleven letters from his mother, the first two addressed to Harry Tenet, care of general delivery, Chicago—a most suspicious circumstance on the surface—whereas the others of the bundle were addressed to Clyde Griffiths, not only care of the Union League, Chicago, but to Lycurgus.†   (source)
  • Their theories are incriminated, their aim suspected, their ulterior motive is feared, their conscience denounced.†   (source)
  • What worried me most as we neared home was the possibility we'd be seen with the incriminating food by somebody we knew.†   (source)
  • Mr Bloom promptly did as suggested and removed the incriminated article, a blunt hornhandled ordinary knife with nothing particularly Roman or antique about it to the lay eye, observing that the point was the least conspicuous point about it.†   (source)
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