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verb as in bring into court for charges

verb as in blame, charge, criticize

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Example Sentences

Hodges was arraigned in 2001 and eventually pleaded guilty to felony commercial burglary.

He is expected to be arraigned in Central Islip Federal Court on Friday.

The police locked him in a cell, and made plans to arraign Picasso.

It had been his intention before arriving there, to arraign his wife again for having let Orlean go West in the beginning.

If you persist, I shall positively arraign you at the bar of good breeding and fashion.

Then suddenly he found himself disposed to arraign himself for selfishly clinging to his ideals.

There is certainly a possibility that I may arraign myself against his dearest interests.

At first I supposed the intention was to arraign me before the high court of Thousandacres, but in this I was in error.


On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to arraign, such as: charge, criminate, indict, and summon.

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