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synonyms for accusatory

  • accusing
  • accusive
  • denunciatory
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How to use accusatory in a sentence

The man’s voice reached me in an accusatory tone, as if I were being tried for some heinous crime.
LOCKED UP IN THE LAND OF LIBERTY: PART IIIYARIEL VALDÉS GONZÁLEZJULY 21, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
The show’s mildly accusatory title evokes an idea of conversation in jeopardy, and operates on a number of levels.
IN SAN FRANCISCO, ARRESTING SCULPTURES DISRUPT LIFE AT THE INTERSECTION OF AFROFUTURISM AND HIPPIE VIBESSEBASTIAN SMEEJULY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Ad Council researchers also found that some possible messaging approaches, such as encouraging Americans to be vaccinated because it’s “the right thing to do,” were rejected as pushy or accusatory in surveyed groups.
‘IT’S UP TO YOU’: AD CAMPAIGN TO ENCOURAGE CORONAVIRUS VACCINATION GETS UNDERWAYDAN DIAMONDFEBRUARY 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Biddy got up at this, as if the accusatory tone prompted her to place herself generously at his side.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
He darted accusatory finger at the disconsolate pair where they stood gazing down upon the place of Crymble's sepulture.
THE SKIPPER AND THE SKIPPEDHOLMAN DAY
Other times, other manners; accusatory declamation is simply a luxury of Old Age!
CONFESSIONS OF A BOOK-LOVERMAURICE FRANCIS EGAN
As Kennedy's voice rang out, more and more accusatory, Rita Tourville became more and more uncontrollably nervous.
THE SOCIAL GANGSTERARTHUR B. REEVE
The spirit of the old accusatory procedure was applied to the new procedure by inquest.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 10, SLICE 1VARIOUS
You—hum—you think,' said Mr Dorrit, with an accusatory emphasis, 'that I am not looking well.'
LITTLE DORRITCHARLES DICKENS
From Billy's shocked young lips the word dropped with a ringing force that was at once accusatory and prohibitive.
MISS BILLY'S DECISIONELEANOR H. PORTER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO ACCUSATORY

  • accusatory
  • accusing
  • accusive
  • denunciatory
  • accusatory
  • captious
  • carping
  • caviling
  • cavillous
  • chiding
  • complaining
  • condemnatory
  • condemning
  • critical
  • culpatory
  • denouncing
  • disapproving
  • disparaging
  • fault-finding
  • hypercritical
  • overcritical
  • reproaching
  • severe
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.