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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Blame \Blame\ (bl[=a]m), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Blamed
(bl[=a]md); p. pr. & vb. n. Blaming.] [OE. blamen, F.
bl[^a]mer, OF. blasmer, fr. L. blasphemare to blaspheme, LL.
also to blame, fr. Gr. blasfhmei^n to speak ill, to slander,
to blaspheme, fr. bla`sfhmos evil speaking, perh, for
blapsi`fhmos; bla`psis injury (fr. bla`ptein to injure) +
fh`mh a saying, fr. fa`nai to say. Cf. Blaspheme, and see
1. To censure; to express disapprobation of; to find fault
with; to reproach.
We have none to blame but ourselves. --Tillotson.
2. To bring reproach upon; to blemish. [Obs.]
She . . . blamed her noble blood. --Spenser.
To blame, to be blamed, or deserving blame; in fault; as,
the conductor was to blame for the accident.
You were to blame, I must be plain with you. --Shak.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: expletives used informally as intensifiers; "he's a
blasted idiot"; "it's a blamed shame"; "a blame cold
winter"; "not a blessed dime"; "I'll be damned (or
blessed or darned or goddamned) if I'll do any such
thing"; "he's a damn (or goddam or goddamned) fool"; "a
deuced idiot"; "an infernal nuisance" [syn: blasted,
blame, blamed, blessed, damn, damned, darned,
deuced, goddam, goddamn, goddamned, infernal]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
49 Moby Thesaurus words for "blamed":
absolute, accused, arraigned, blankety-blank, blasted, blessed,
bloody, charged, cited, complete, confounded, consummate,
dadburned, damnable, danged, darn, darned, dashed, denounced,
deuced, doggone, doggoned, downright, execrable, goldanged,
goldarned, goshdarn, gross, impeached, implicated, impugned,
in complicity, incriminated, inculpated, indicted, infernal,
involved, out-and-out, perfect, rank, regular, reproached, ruddy,
straight-out, tasked, taxed, under attack, under fire,
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