accusive

Definitions

  • The king stands accused in Westminster Hall
    The king stands accused in Westminster Hall
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj accusive containing or expressing accusation "an accusitive forefinger","black accusatory looks","accusive shoes and telltale trousers"- O.Henry","his accusing glare"
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Quotations

  • Charles I
    Charles I
    “Never make a defense or apology before you are accused.”
  • Henry James
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    “The only obligation to which in advance we may hold a novel, without incurring the accusation of being arbitrary, is that it be interesting.”
  • Don Shula
    Don Shula
    “One thing I never want to be accused of is not working.”
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann%20Wolfgang%20Von%20Goethe
    “You accuse a woman of wavering affections, but don't blame her; she is just looking for a consistent man.”
  • King Charles I
    King Charles I
    “Never make a defense or apology before you be accused.”
  • Gabriel Meurier
    Gabriel Meurier
    “He who excuses himself, accuses himself.”

Usage

In literature:

Remove hence the accused and the accuser.
"The Last Days of Pompeii" by Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
Perhaps he regarded these answers as good enough for his accuser, of whom he makes very light.
"Apology Also known as "The Death of Socrates"" by Plato
To get rid of Peyrade, he was simply accused of connivance in favoring smuggling and sharing certain profits with the great merchants.
"Scenes from a Courtesan's Life" by Honore de Balzac
Yours is one of those cases which are inexplicable to all parties, to accused and accusers, to the law and to the public.
"An Historical Mystery" by Honore de Balzac
If Michael is innocent, do you accuse Boris?
"The Secret of the Night" by Gaston Leroux
He could not categorically deny Cartwright's accusation and at the same time satisfy his own unsparing conception of honesty.
"Lincoln" by Nathaniel Wright Stephenson
Indignant at Raeburn's accusation, he sprung to his feet and began a vigorous protest.
"We Two" by Edna Lyall
No sooner had he Oates's confession, accusing Coleman, in his hands, than he sent for the accused.
"The Valet's Tragedy and Other Stories" by Andrew Lang
He was accused of denying the Catholic doctrine of transubstantiation.
"History of the Moravian Church" by J. E. Hutton
Nobody could accuse Emily of flirting; but then she was a girl who under no circumstances would condescend to flirt.
"The Prime Minister" by Anthony Trollope
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In poetry:

Said Sonny Boy: 'Alas, I know.
My conscience doth accuse me;
The lady stood upon my toe,
Yet did not say—"Excuse me!"
"Willie" by Robert W Service
With Satan, my accuser, near
My spirit trembled when I saw
The Lord in majesty appear,
And heart the language of the law.
"A Brand Plucked Out Of The Fire" by John Newton
So Custer and all his fighting men
Lay under the evening skies,
Staring up at the tranquil heaven
With wide, accusing eyes.
"Miles Keogh's Horse" by John Hay
O what have kings to answer for
Before that awful throne;
When thousand deaths for vengeance cry,
And ghosts accusing groan!
"Gwin King of Norway" by William Blake
Be Thou my shield and hiding-place,
That, sheltered near Thy side,
I may my fierce Accuser face
And tell him Thou hast died.
"The Effort" by John Newton
For the rushing, tempting waters,
Have got an accusing roar;
The treacherous sweeping eddy
Has brought the crime to his door.
"A Legend Of Buckingham Village" by Nora Pembroke

In news:

An Ohio man accused of raping young boys in his care has pleaded guilty to six rape counts in one western Ohio county while still facing seven related charges in another county.
A trial has been delayed to allow time to evaluate the mental health of an adoptive father accused of raping young boys in his care in western Ohio.
Gary and Todd Smith of Smith Advertising & Associates face new accusations of stealing tens of millions of dollars from one of their investors in Florida.
Right to Face Accusers Is Affirmed in Unusual Case.
Pinki Pramanik was first arrested in June after her live-in girlfriend accused Pramanik of actually.
Topeka — Americans for Prosperity has distributed a postcard to tens of thousands of Republicans that accuses a group of Republican state Senate incumbents, who are running for re-election, of siding with "ObamaCare".
Two Parkersburg men are accused of putting a woman's body in a vehicle trunk and leaving it at a car wash.
SHREVEPORT, LA — A Shreveport man is accused of breaking into a local home Sunday night.
Testimony begins in capital murder trial of Ryland Shane Absalon, 45, who is accused of fatally stabbing 18-year-old neighbor Ginger Hayden when he was 18.
The man accused of getting into a shootout with a Virginia State Trooper over.
Man accused of jumping from Black Warrior River toll bridge charged with disorderly conduct, obstructing of governmental operations.
SYDNEY, Nova Scotia – A Canadian woman nicknamed the " Black Widow " for her ability to persuade grieving widowers to marry her is accused of trying to kill her husband.
SYDNEY, Nova Scotia—A Canadian woman nicknamed the " Black Widow " for her ability to persuade grieving widowers to marry her is accused of trying to kill her husband.
She was also recently accused of stealing jewelry from a Hollywood Hills home, though those accusations proved to be unfounded.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused town-hall protesters of "carrying swastikas," leaving the impression they were proud Nazis -- when, in fact, a few protesters carried signs accusing Barack Obama of having Nazi aims (bad enough).
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In science:

In particular, they are likely to accuse Sider’s position (and mine) of this.
On the Persistence of Homogeneous Matter
Since node j may accuse at most t − 1 of the t other peers that node i trusts, it follows that there exists at least one other peer that i and j both trust.
Short Note on Complexity of Multi-Value Byzantine Agreement
The accused node, on receiving the challenge, responds by acknowledging it and sending a verify_behavior message to all of its neighbors.
A Distributed Trust Management Framework for Detecting Malicious Packet Dropping Nodes in a Mobile Ad Hoc Network
In (3), wi, ti are the weightage and the trust value respectively of a node belonging to the majority group of the neighbors of the accused node. W is a factor that depends on the size of the network.
A Distributed Trust Management Framework for Detecting Malicious Packet Dropping Nodes in a Mobile Ad Hoc Network
The reputation propagator module uses mobility of the nodes for propagating trust certificates. Whenever a new trust certificate is issued for a node, it is initially distributed to a subset of nodes that are at the nearest distance (1-hop) from the accused node in the network.
A Distributed Trust Management Framework for Detecting Malicious Packet Dropping Nodes in a Mobile Ad Hoc Network
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