Synonyms for accusatory

Grammar : Adj
Spell : uh-kyoo-zuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee
Phonetic Transcription : əˈkyu zəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i

Définition of accusatory

Origin :
  • c.1600, from Latin accusatorius, from accusare (see accuse).
  • adj accusatorial
Example sentences :
  • The stump of her bowsprit, the accusatory finger of the dead, pointed at the sky.
  • Extract from : « Old Junk » by H. M. Tomlinson
  • Miss Thankful dropped her accusatory tone, and attempted cajolery.
  • Extract from : « The Mayor's Wife » by Anna Katherine Green
  • Is it a wonder that all animate nature is accusatory and suspicious?
  • Extract from : « A Breeze from the Woods, 2nd Ed. » by William Chauncey Bartlett
  • Even at a distance he was disapproving, accusatory, put upon.
  • Extract from : « The Wrong Twin » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • She had risen, and stood pointing an accusatory finger at him.
  • Extract from : « From One Generation to Another » by Henry Seton Merriman
  • Mrs. Ducklow was going on in wild, accusatory accents, when she recognized the benign countenance.
  • Extract from : « The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 16, No. 96, October 1865 » by Various
  • Biddy got up at this, as if the accusatory tone prompted her to place herself generously at his side.
  • Extract from : « The Tragic Muse » by Henry James
  • When she had driven home, Violetta found Barto Rizzo's accusatory paper laid on her writing-desk.
  • Extract from : « Vittoria, Complete » by George Meredith
  • And no similar body of committee of the Sanhedrin performed 114the accusatory functions of the modern Grand Jury.
  • Extract from : « The Trial of Jesus from a Lawyer's Standpoint, Vol. I (of II) » by Walter M. Chandler
  • When Lady Davenant was accusatory it was within the limits of perfect verisimilitude.
  • Extract from : « A London Life; The Patagonia; The Liar; Mrs. Temperly » by Henry James

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