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verb as in accuse

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He emphasized that the company has a robust compliance program and that neither it nor any of its executives have been indicted for any crime.

Republicans initially floated the idea of trying to give Traficant their own slots on committees, but by May of that year he was indeed indicted.

There was also an expectation that he would soon be indicted, given several of his associates had been convicted in a long-running corruption investigation.

He was indicted on 17 federal weapons charges after police allegedly found materials to produce Molotov cocktails and five illegal firearms — including an AR-15 — in his pickup truck.

When two members of the Louisiana returning board were indicted in June 1877 for altering election returns, Democrats took it as proof that Hayes’s election had indeed been fraudulent.

We see a system that will indict a 20-year-old for selling crack but not a police officer for choking the life out of a citizen.

Both were killed by police officers, but grand juries failed to indict in either case.

I looked in the news and watched the news last night after the grand jury decided not to indict him.

Even though a grand jury chose not to indict the cop who killed Eric Garner, the video is damning of police.

Today, a grand jury announced that it would not indict the officer, Daniel Pantaleo.

Further clauses indict the inferior ministers occupied about the cess.

The curate, properly managed, may depose to the contrary; and then we will indict them all for forgery and conspiracy.

People have a genius for remorse as for other emotions, and Forbes was of those who can mercilessly indict their own souls.

The grand jury refused to indict the Mayor, and indicted his accusers.

If we believe the Duke himself, he was forced to move at last by efforts to indict him as a traitor in Ireland itself.


On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to indict, such as: accuse, charge, arraign, face with charges, impeach, and prosecute.

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