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Accusatory  adj.  Pertaining to, or containing, an accusation; as, an accusatory libel.

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"Accusatory" Quotes from Famous Books

... Lee it was different. Of all characters in American history Lee is almost the hardest to endure. He was patriotic, and in a way honest, but meddlesome, suspicious, vain, and quarrelsome to an incredible degree. He immediately made up his mind that Deane was peculating, and never ceased writing accusatory letters until Congress recalled the unfortunate envoy. All this time he was also acting toward Franklin in a manner which can only be described as insane. He fumed at Franklin's easy way of conducting business; his vanity suffered indescribable tortures at every mark of respect paid to ...
— Benjamin Franklin • Paul Elmer More

... a long, lean accusatory finger out from the rostrum at the gangster. "Rubano," he concluded, "your crime is particularly heinous—debauching the very foundations of the state—the elections. I sentence you to not less than three nor more than five years in ...
— The Ear in the Wall • Arthur B. Reeve

... French civil codes; Criminal Procedures Code modified in 2004 to include important elements of an accusatory system; accepts compulsory ...
— The 2008 CIA World Factbook • United States. Central Intelligence Agency.

Words linked to "Accusatory" :   accuse, accusive, inculpative, accusing, inculpatory, accusative

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