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Synonyms for accuser

one that accuses

one that makes a formal complaint, especially in court

Words related to accuser

someone who imputes guilt or blame

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For the penalty of unrighteousness is swifter than death; that penalty has already overtaken his accusers as death will soon overtake him.
With his accusers he will only fence and play, as he had fenced with other 'improvers of youth,' answering the Sophist according to his sophistry all his life long.
This voice was that of Athos, who, standing up with outstretched hand and quite out of his mind, thus assailed the public accuser.
You have but to slip your hand in the count's coat pocket and you will see that the accusation is quite serious," insisted the accuser.
Then he turned to his accuser, and eyed him intently for a moment.
His dark eyes glanced rapidly over the assembly, and finally settled with a grim and menacing twinkle upon the face of his accuser.
Dobbin at this lost all patience, and if his accuser had not been so old and so broken, a quarrel might have ensued between them at the Slaughters' Coffee-house, in a box of which place of entertainment the gentlemen had their colloquy.
I happen to be able to promise you that a watch shall be kept upon that false accuser, Riderhood.
That stern man had died in prison before his accusers could agree upon the charges by which he was to be brought to trial.
The boldest thing that the accusers did," continued Grandfather, "was to cry out against the governor's own beloved wife.
But let us assume that what is called science can harmonize all contradictions and possesses an unchanging standard of good and bad by which to try historic characters and events; let us say that Alexander could have done everything differently; let us say that with guidance from those who blame him and who profess to know the ultimate aim of the movement of humanity, he might have arranged matters according to the program his present accusers would have given him- of nationality, freedom, equality, and progress (these, I think, cover the ground).
Though Mrs Deborah was fully satisfied of the guilt of Jenny, from the reasons above shewn, it is possible Mr Allworthy might have required some stronger evidence to have convicted her; but she saved her accusers any such trouble, by freely confessing the whole fact with which she was charged.
Such accusers of life--them life overcometh with a glance of the eye.
This latter part we found to concern us directly, though we knew it to be false; yet, as my partner said, very justly, if we had fallen into their hands, and they had had such a prepossession against us beforehand, it had been in vain for us to have defended ourselves, or to hope for any good quarter at their hands; especially considering that our accusers had been our judges, and that we could have expected nothing from them but what rage would have dictated, and an ungoverned passion have executed.
The man who recorded a video featuring the family of Michael Jackson's young accuser testified yesterday at the pop star's child molestation trial that he did not see them reading or rehearsing from a script.