In its statement it blamed army intelligence for fueling a war against Islamists that only benefits “Christians and Jews.”
Mid-90s Gallic nuclear testing is blamed for mutating a native iguana species of Tahiti.
After Bear's demise last March, newly retired CEO Jimmy Cayne blamed Goldman Sachs, among others, for hastening its death.
And no single product, they rightly point out, can be blamed for our health troubles.
In several other tweets, the McCanns themselves are blamed for causing the death of the woman who allegedly harassed them.
As they had praised Brigitte for her conduct in the past, so they blamed her now.
Not a blamed thing but a lot of stubs in a check-book, and a little fat.
Thats a blamed injudicious question to ask, but you shall have an answer.
The men I had to deal with were more to be pitied than blamed.
The old raft rid kinder loose, however, an' we blamed up an' down the fellers ez had pinned her together to the Falls.
"confoundedly" 1833, later also as an adjective, from past participle of blame (v.), as a "euphemistic evasion of the horrible word damn." [Bartlett, "Dictionary of Americanisms," 1848].
This adjective 'blamed' is the virtuous oath by which simple people, who are improving their habits, cure themselves of a stronger epithet. [Edward Everett Hale, "If, Yes, and Perhaps," 1868]Cf. also blamenation (1837) as an expletive. The imprecation blame me is attested from 1830.
c.1200, "find fault with;" c.1300, "lay blame on," from Old French blasmer (12c., Modern French blâmer) "to rebuke, reprimand, condemn, criticize," from Vulgar Latin *blastemare, from Late Latin blasphemare "revile, reproach" (see blaspheme). Replaced Old English witan with long "i." Related: Blamed; blaming.
early 13c., from Old French blasme "blame, reproach; condemnation," a back-formation from blasmer (see blame (v.)).