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  • n. Agent noun of accuse; one who accuses; one who brings a charge of crime or fault.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who accuses; one who brings a charge of crime or fault.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who accuses or blames; specifically, a person who formally accuses another of an offense before a magistrate or a tribunal of any kind.

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

  • n. someone who imputes guilt or blame

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Examples

  • Fortunately there is a solution to the misuse of the term "accuser."

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  • Detectives investigated the claims in 2006 and 2009 but decided not to pursue the case because of what they called the accuser's lack of cooperation and erratic behaviour.

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  • Detectives investigated the claims in 2006 and 2009 but decided not to pursue the case because of what they called the accuser's lack of cooperation and erratic behavior.

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  • His latest accuser is an old flame of his, Lillian McEwen -- lawyer, prosecutor, administrative judge and, some desperate publisher willing, author of a manuscript detailing time kept with Thomas way back in the 1980s, a bit before the modern era.

    Time to forget the Clarence Thomas, Anita Hill story

  • The accuser is alive and he was apprehended in good physical condition.

    S.e.A.L's UNDER ATTACK ! ! !

  • I think the right to face your accuser is fundamental in that no one should be convicted on the evidence of an anonymous witness, but I dont quite understand the rationale for why they have to actually be in the courtroom together while testifying necessarily.

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  • The accuser is the abuser in most all cases of race baiting/accusing and the MSM is a facilitator of all of these lies.

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  • It appears to be pretty clear that Clemens has used performance enhancing drugs and that his principle accuser is a complete lowlife.

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  • In my opioion I think the black accuser is doing this for money.

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  • The accuser is Hispanic, and a white district attorney will prosecute Jackson before a jury with no blacks.

    IN THE JURY BOX: PLAYING THE CLASS CARD

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