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 Meanings and Examples of ACCUSE
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accuse
 v.  blame; condemn
Classic Sentence: (159 in 11 pages)
1  She alone could accuse her lover, and destroy him by her confession.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—WORKS CORRESPONDING TO WORDS
2  Father, I accuse myself of having been avaricious.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER IV—GAYETIES
3  Father, I accuse myself of having been an adulteress.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER IV—GAYETIES
4  You came to accuse that man, you have only justified him; you wanted to ruin him, you have only succeeded in glorifying him.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER IV—A BOTTLE OF INK WHICH ONLY SUCCEEDED IN WHITEN...
5  My Lord, my Lord, you invoke in your defense things which accuse you more strongly.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 12 GEORGE VILLIERS, DUKE OF BUCKINGHAM
6  At every noise he heard, the simple Puritan fancied he recognized the step and voice of Milady coming to throw herself into his arms, to accuse herself, and die with him.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 59 WHAT TOOK PLACE AT PORTSMOUTH AUGUST 23, 1628
7  If I am guilty, if I have committed the crimes you accuse me of," shrieked Milady, "take me before a tribunal.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 66 EXECUTION
8  "Pray let me hear what you have to accuse him of," cried Colonel Fitzwilliam.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 31
9  They had nothing to accuse him of but pride; pride he probably had, and if not, it would certainly be imputed by the inhabitants of a small market-town where the family did not visit.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 44
10  She cannot accuse me of showing one bit of deceitful softness.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
11  The author, being informed of a design to accuse him of high-treason, makes his escape to Blefuscu.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VII.
12  I expected every moment that my master would accuse the Yahoos of those unnatural appetites in both sexes, so common among us.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 4: CHAPTER VII.
13  "I'm always your little girl," Scarlett would say and bury her head upon Ellen's breast, her guilt rising up to accuse her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
14  And yet he would torment and insult her and deny that such was his intent, should she accuse him.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
15  But she could not accuse him now, could not rage at him, demand fidelity or try to shame him, any more than she could bring herself to apologize for accusing him of Bonnie's death.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LX
Example Sentence: (138 in 10 pages)
16  He accused the British media of pursuing a vendetta against him.
17  He accused his younger brother of trying to steal his rightful inheritance.
18  Banks and building societies were yesterday accused of monumental incompetence.
19  The party chairman accused the opposition of dirty tricks in their election campaign.
20  The candidate stands accused of breaking promises even before he's in office.
21  Specks of paint found at the scene were found to match the accused's car.
22  The accused's lawyers will get a chance to cross-examine him.
23  She accused the government of trampling on the needs and rights of the ordinary citizen.
24  Civil servants and ministers were accused of conniving with the company in the supply of arms to Sierra Leone.
25  She was accused of not taking a stand on feminism or civil rights.
26  He was accused of commercial opportunism.
27  He was accused of taking the radio station downmarket in order to compete with commercial stations.
28  She was accused of misusing company funds.
29  He was accused of conduct unbecoming to an officer.
30  Consumer watchdogs have accused banks of "appalling arrogance" in the way they treat customers.