accusation


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a charging of someone with a misdeed

Synonyms for accusation

an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence

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Never till then had a more brutal accusation or meaner insults tarnished kingly majesty.
At this moment the accuser concluded with these words: "The present accusation is preferred by us in the name of the English people."
Leaving Meletus, who has had enough words spent upon him, he returns to the original accusation. The question may be asked, Why will he persist in following a profession which leads him to death?
He would also have inferred that Miss Letitia's inquiries had proved her accusation to be well founded--if he had known of the new teacher's sudden dismissal from the school.
You seem a worthy young man; I will depart from the strict line of my duty to aid you in discovering the author of this accusation. Here is the paper; do you know the writing?" As he spoke, Villefort drew the letter from his pocket, and presented it to Dantes.
Having heard his accusation from the mouth of Mrs Wilkins, he pleaded not guilty, making many vehement protestations of his innocence.
Towards himself man is the cruellest animal; and in all who call themselves "sinners" and "bearers of the cross" and "penitents," do not overlook the voluptuousness in their plaints and accusations!
``I would crave to know, most Reverend Father, of our valiant brother, Brian de Bois-Guilbert, what he says to these wondrous accusations, and with what eye he himself now regards his unhappy intercourse with this Jewish maiden?''
I have mentioned an accusation which has rested on me for years.
I have it in charge from Mr Boffin to discover, and I am very desirous for myself to discover, whether that retracted accusation still leaves any stain upon her.
Seeing that for such direct accusation before witnesses, if false or even mistaken, I should myself in a certain sense be made responsible, I am aware of that.
"But at least, Mamma, you cannot deny the absurdity of the accusation, though you may not think it intentionally ill-natured.
Winthrop, though possessed with a dim fear of dangers attendant on so long a journey, and requiring many assurances that it would not take them out of the region of carriers' carts and slow waggons, was nevertheless well pleased that Silas should revisit his own country, and find out if he had been cleared from that false accusation.
"It comes to this, then," she said, "that you make accusations against a man and deny him the right of being heard?"
She accuses me of ingratitude, and denies the accusations made against herself with regard to Monsieur Bwikov.