accuse of blame
inculpate - blame
In a more general sense, to ‘inculcate’ is to suggest or attach guilt to somebody for something. More technically, this formal word is used in the field of law to express directly incriminating somebody for a crime or wrongdoing.
The prosecutor threatened to charge known associates of the defendant in an attempt to coerce them into agreeing to inculpate him.
It is only fair that I am allowed to see the inculpatory evidence against me so that I am able to properly defend myself.
Rather than admit to his mistake, Frank resorted to the inculpation of somebody who was entirely blameless.