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Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
to condemn, to blame, to criticize, to criticise, to reproach, to accuseblâmer, condamner, harceler, talonner, torturer moralement, vilipender

to urge, to press, to pester
to torture, to torment, to persecute
to break in (a horse)zur Rechenschaft ziehen, zur Verantwortung ziehen, ins Gebet nehmen, quälen, foltern, misshandeln, peinigen, kujonieren, drängen, auffordern, zureiten (ein Pferd)
ON: セキKUN: せ.める
blame, condemn, censure

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
あまり自分を責めないで。Parts: 余り (あまり), 自分 (じぶん), 責める (せめる)Ne sois pas trop dur avec toi-même.
Don't be too hard on yourself.

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