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noun as in assertion placing blame

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They included allegations about supervisors and co-workers who grabbed women’s rear ends in freezers, pressed their genitalia against their bodies and demanded sex.

This weekend, the Union-Tribune reported the district attorney’s office was investigating allegations of embezzlement by Barrios, from a political club for which he served as treasurer.

It is also unclear whether the bribery allegations by PG&E are connected to the home sale between their employee and Singh.

The allegations did not come up publicly during Clarkson’s confirmation hearings last year.

Most of the allegations were tied to executive producers and senior managers, including Glavin, Leman and Norman, BuzzFeed News said.

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The allegation may or may not be true, but it is not implausible.

When asked about the rape allegation, Cosby—undoubtedly upon the advice of counsel—said nothing.

It took nearly 20 years between the first allegation and his ultimate removal.

The allegation concerns hydrocarbon releases from the wastewater system at the unloading facility.

This hardly seems to be an atmosphere that encourages a sexual assault victim to follow through with an allegation.

"I admit going to Thillot, but I deny your allegation," cried Paul in quick protest.

No allegation against him had been made through the press, but the Times came to the rescue before the attack.

The allegation that the knowing is observed is that which may be denied.

Who can question the allegation that it is an immensely important national work?

Chronology must have forbidden James to attach weight to the latter allegation, if he had cared for it.


On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to allegation, such as: accusation, charge, claim, plea, statement, and affirmation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.