Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Accusation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun rare Accusation.

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  • noun accusation

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person; the act of imputing blame or guilt

Etymologies

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accuse +‎ -al

Examples

  • Having the same events described in four different voices is a brilliantly absorbing device; the story sets the basic human plot - murder, unjust accusal, trial - in the context of the ferment of scientific ideas around the time of the foundation of the Royal Society, the religious hangover from the Revolution, and the immediate post-Restoration political uncertainty.

    January Books 10) Doon

  • They heard her anguished accusal of her uncle but Bandari was nowhere in sight.

    Haven

  • It was a muttered accusal as Rachel made to walk past him rather than waste any more of her time trying to make him see her side of it.

    Separate Cabins

  • It was a muttered accusal as Rachel made to walk past him rather than waste any more of her time trying to make him see her side of it.

    Separate Cabins

  • I thought I told you— Her simmering accusal was cut off in midstream as he turned in her direction and lowered the bulky cloth that had covered part of his face.

    The Best Way to Lose

  • I thought I told you— Her simmering accusal was cut off in midstream as he turned in her direction and lowered the bulky cloth that had covered part of his face.

    The Best Way to Lose

  • I thought I told you— Her simmering accusal was cut off in midstream as he turned in her direction and lowered the bulky cloth that had covered part of his face.

    The Best Way to Lose

  • I thought I told you— Her simmering accusal was cut off in midstream as he turned in her direction and lowered the bulky cloth that had covered part of his face.

    The Best Way to Lose

  • I thought I told you— Her simmering accusal was cut off in midstream as he turned in her direction and lowered the bulky cloth that had covered part of his face.

    The Best Way to Lose

  • She could face his accusal if only he could give the reason for it.

    The Coast of Chance

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