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accusatory

[ uh-kyoo-zuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]SEE DEFINITION OF accusatory

Synonyms for accusatory

  • accusing
  • accusive
  • denunciatory
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The stump of her bowsprit, the accusatory finger of the dead, pointed at the sky.

Miss Thankful dropped her accusatory tone, and attempted cajolery.

Is it a wonder that all animate nature is accusatory and suspicious?

Even at a distance he was disapproving, accusatory, put upon.

She had risen, and stood pointing an accusatory finger at him.

Mrs. Ducklow was going on in wild, accusatory accents, when she recognized the benign countenance.

Biddy got up at this, as if the accusatory tone prompted her to place herself generously at his side.

When she had driven home, Violetta found Barto Rizzo's accusatory paper laid on her writing-desk.

And no similar body of committee of the Sanhedrin performed 114the accusatory functions of the modern Grand Jury.

When Lady Davenant was accusatory it was within the limits of perfect verisimilitude.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, from Latin accusatorius, from accusare (see accuse).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ACCUSATORY

accusatorial

adjectivepertaining to an accusation
  • accusatory
  • accusing
  • accusive
  • denunciatory

censorious

adjectivevery critical

denunciatory

adjectiveaccusatorial
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