ACCUSATION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ACCUSATION
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accusation
 n.  indictment; charge of wrongdoing that is made against a person or other party
Classic Sentence: (159 in 11 pages)
1  Her companion, who was just coming back to the table with the remains of a cold mince-pie in a battered pie-dish, set down her unappetising burden without appearing to hear the accusation brought against her.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
2  Pittypat fluttered, too upset by the accusation to recall that Mrs. Merriwether had also been Rhett Butler's hostess on several occasions.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
3  But until he spoke, she would not know what to say for she did not know exactly what accusation he intended to make.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIV
4  Now she would willingly have humbled herself and admitted that she had only hurled that accusation at him out of her misery, hoping by hurting him to alleviate her own hurt.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LX
5  No reproach was there, no accusation and no fear--only an anxiety that she might not find strength for words.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LXI
6  To escape punishment was to escape accusation; and few slaves had the fortune to do either, under the overseership of Mr. Gore.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
7  Yes, but they will make you then sign your declaration, and confront you with him you have denounced; I will supply you with the means of supporting your accusation, for I know the fact well.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 4. Conspiracy.
8  "It is reported your political opinions are extreme," said Villefort, who had never heard anything of the kind, but was not sorry to make this inquiry, as if it were an accusation.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 7. The Examination.
9  You seem a worthy young man; I will depart from the strict line of my duty to aid you in discovering the author of this accusation.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 7. The Examination.
10  I have filled those papers, and have made out the accusation against the assassin Benedetto.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 104. Danglars Signature.
11  I have an idea, which I will explain by and by, of making an exception to the usual form of accusation.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 110. The Indictment.
12  This point had been conceded to the accusation and could no longer be disputed.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER IX—A PLACE WHERE CONVICTIONS ARE IN PROCESS OF FO...
13  The accusation comes from Monsieur de la Tremouille, from the duke himself.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 6 HIS MAJESTY KING LOUIS XIII
14  He arrived at this end by his persistence in accusation.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 17 BONACIEUX AT HOME
15  In the first place there will be no accusation made on my part.
A Doll's House By Henrik Ibsen
Get Context   In ACT II
Example Sentence: (138 in 10 pages)
16  The president has been accused of failing to articulate an overall vision in foreign affairs.
17  They have been accused of carving up the industry for their own benefit.
18  He accused the British media of pursuing a vendetta against him.
19  He accused his younger brother of trying to steal his rightful inheritance.
20  Banks and building societies were yesterday accused of monumental incompetence.
21  The party chairman accused the opposition of dirty tricks in their election campaign.
22  The candidate stands accused of breaking promises even before he's in office.
23  Specks of paint found at the scene were found to match the accused's car.
24  The accused's lawyers will get a chance to cross-examine him.
25  She accused the government of trampling on the needs and rights of the ordinary citizen.
26  Civil servants and ministers were accused of conniving with the company in the supply of arms to Sierra Leone.
27  She was accused of not taking a stand on feminism or civil rights.
28  He was accused of commercial opportunism.
29  He was accused of taking the radio station downmarket in order to compete with commercial stations.
30  She was accused of misusing company funds.