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BH: Well, for many years I resisted the imputation that Edna was based on my own mother.

In any event, she came forth with this imputation of careless work on the part of Dr. Lennon, an academic of some stature.

This imputation on his son was too much for the small remnant of patience that remained to the Duke.

It appeared in 1866, and called forth much angry discussion and imputation of treason from the enemies of the new movement.

This imputation was repelled by the chancellor of the exchequer; but it was still maintained that such must have been its effect.

The Stock Exchange resents the imputation and makes things dangerous for Owen.

This was raising a false issue, and an avowed imputation and contempt of the King.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to imputation, such as: accusation, allegation, attribution, incrimination, and insinuation.

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