Definitions

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  • verb archaic Second-person singular simple present form of accuse.

Etymologies

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accuse + -est

Examples

  • But my Lord will deliver me from thee and if that whoredom whereof thou accusest me be true, may He presently punish me for it!

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • MORE TUO, to the most petty trivialities, the circumstance to which thou accusest me of giving undue consequence.

    Redgauntlet

  • For need is that thou defend thyself and show why thou hast enemies: but thou even accusest [557] them.

    NPNF1-12. Saint Chrysostom: Homilies on the Epistles of Paul to the Corinthians

  • "Calenus, priest of Isis, thou accusest Arbaces of the murder of Apæcides?"

    Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern — Volume 6

  • But my Lord will deliver me from thee and if that whoredom whereof thou accusest me be true, may

    Arabian nights. English

  • I have a month's mind, instead of this damnable iteration of guesses and forebodings, to give thee the history of a little adventure which befell me yesterday; though I am sure you will, as usual, turn the opposite side of the spyglass on my poor narrative, and reduce, MORE TUO, to the most petty trivialities, the circumstance to which thou accusest me of giving undue consequence.

    Redgauntlet

  • Let us rather both consider whom we speak of, whom thou accusest, and whom I defend.

    The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

  • Like as Jesu Christ would say: Thou I accuses me because that I defend to pay thy trewage, and thou oughtest more to thank me of that I have delivered thee from the trewage and from the servitude of Pharaoh and of Egypt; thou accusest me that I call myself King, and thou oughtest better to yield me thankings of that which I governed thee in the desert with meat royal; thou accusest me of this that I say me to be the Son of God, and thou oughtest more to thank me that I have chosen thee to be in my vineyard, and in a right good place I have planted thee.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 1

  • Dost thou not see that those beasts which thou supposest submitted to thine empire, frequently devour thy fellow-creatures; that fire consumeth them; that the ocean swalloweth them up; that those elements of which thou sometimes admirest the order, which sometimes thou accusest of confusion, frequently sweep them off the face of the earth; dost thou not see that all this is necessarily what it must be; that thou art not in any manner consulted in any of this phenomena?

    The System of Nature, Volume 2

  • "Calenus, priest of Isis, thou accusest Arbaces of the murder of

    Standard Selections A Collection and Adaptation of Superior Productions From Best Authors For Use in Class Room and on the Platform

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