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Synonyms for accuser

one that accuses

one that makes a formal complaint, especially in court

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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.
Perhaps he regarded these answers as good enough for his accuser, of whom he makes very light.
At this moment the accuser concluded with these words: "The present accusation is preferred by us in the name of the English people.
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.
But an I would, I could not, for that the accuser came masked by night, and told the forester, and straightway got him hence again, and so the forester knoweth him not.
And the Woggle-Bug shall be the Public Accuser, because he is so learned that no one can deceive him.
The man and the woman stood face to face - the light badinage which had been passing between them suddenly ended - the man, with his sin stripped bare, mercilessly exposed, the woman, his accuser, passionately eloquent, pouring out her scorn upon a mute victim.
Cosby is due in court for a pretrial hearing Monday, less than two weeks after his daughter's death, as his lawyers clash with prosecutors over how many of his accusers are allowed to testify at his April 2 sexual assault trial.
His accusers said he would molest them while they sought help for various injuries.
They noted the accusers were deemed credible enough by the Vatican that it sentenced Karadima to a lifetime of "penance and prayer" for his crimes in 2011.
Clear reasons have been given lately to protect the identity of accusers in certain cases.