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Definition of the noun accusal
What does accusal mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: accusals
- a formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person; the act of imputing blame or guilt
- lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
- synonym of accusal: accusation
- more generic words: charge / complaint = a pleading describing some wrong or offense
- more specific terms:
- self-condemnation / self-accusation = an admission that you have failed to do or be something you know you should do or be
- recrimination = mutual accusations
- allegation = a formal accusation against somebody
- blame game = accusations exchanged among people who refuse to accept sole responsibility for some undesirable event
- imprecation = a slanderous accusation
- imputation = a statement attributing something dishonest
- indictment = an accusation of wrongdoing
- information = formal accusation of a crime
- preferment = the act of making accusations
- incrimination / inculpation / blame = an accusation that you are responsible for some lapse or misdeed
- implication = an accusation that brings into intimate and usually incriminating connection
Alternative definition of the noun accusal
- See accusation.
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The Classic First Edition by H. W. Fowler
accusal may suggest itself as fitter to be followed by an objective genitive than accusation ; of. the ...
by Louisa Pansegrouw
ravaged, ruined, unconsecrated, undone, unhallowed, unhappy, wretched accursed thing anathema, nuisance, pestilence, plague, trouble accusable impeachable accusal accusation, incrimination, indictment accusation accusal, allegation, ...
English-Cheyenne Dictionary (1915)
by Rodolphe Charles Petter
mosanis toz , accusat ion , telling on ; momaxs tomosanistoz , stat ive accusing ; momaxs tomoes toz , accusal ; aestomemo- rnaxemazistoz , false accusation : hessazistoz , accusation, blaming. accusative, adj. The Ch. has no acc. ' case but ...
by Paul Zollo
accusal bamboozle perusal refusal UZ-L guzzle muzzle nuzzle puzzle soremuzzle unmuzzle UZ-LING guzzling muzzling nuzzling puzzling unmuzzling UZ-LUR guzzler muzzler nuzzler puzzler Long U-ZUR abuser accuser amuser bruiser ...
Irish-English Dictionary (1832)
by John O'Brien
by Daniel Jones, Beverley Collins, Inger M. Mees
eij*dn9 -z accumulation, -8 a'kju:mjulcit, -a, -ig, "idp "a", -az; - iv accumulate, -es, -ing, -ed; -or, -ors; -ive a'kju:t, -isty -li, -nis acute, -st, -ly, -ness a'kju:/, -iz, -ig, "d; -a*, -az ac- cus|e, -es, -ing, -ed; -er, -era a'kjuizal, -z accusal, ...
A new law dictionary (1850)
containing explanations of such technical terms and phrases as occur in the works of legal authors, in practics of the courts, etc. To which is added an outline of an action at law and of a suit in equity by Henry James Holthouse
Si quis diligiatus legalem hominem accusal, funestam dicimus vocem ejus.— Leg . h. 1, c. 45. Dilligrout. There was a tenure in serjeanty, the service annexed to which was the finding pottage (called dilligrout) for the king's table on the day of ...
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Scrabble value of A1C3C3U1S1A1L1
The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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