from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Containing or implying accusation: an accusatory glare.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Pertaining to, or containing, an accusation; "as, an accusatory libel" - George Grote
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to, or containing, an accusation.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Accusing; containing an accusation: as, an accusatory libel.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. containing or expressing accusation
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Among other things, it called the accusatory rhetoric of gay activists towards African Americans, "deeply wrong and offensive."
"Everybody was trying to figure out who released this video and who talked to a reporter," said Pvt. Charles Kremling, a stout, tough-looking infantryman from the 2nd Platoon, as he recalled the accusatory atmosphere on the base that day.
Richard Lyons told reporters following his daughter's slaying that detectives made "accusatory" comments to him, which led him to hire a lawyer.
I've recently tried to ignore the comments of this idiot because he's finished and what he says should now be irrelevant but he should not be allowed to get away with this kind of accusatory statement
As much as I despise Kerry, I don't think that finger was pointed in an "accusatory" manner.
Prosecutors argued that the analysts are not "accusatory" witnesses under the Constitution, because they do not directly accuse Melendez-Diaz of wrongdoing.
"Under this kind of accusatory and aggressive questioning, a reasonable person in (Oney's) position would not have felt able to interrupt the questioning and leave the interview.
There was an accusatory edge in her tone, and Holly steeled herself.
A wall here and there, or a pile of tumbled plascrete—sometimes an entire house missing only the roof and people to live in it—stood silent, accusatory sentinel over the area.
He looked up at Gideon, repeating a single word in an accusatory voice.
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