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Definition of the adjective accusatory

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  1. containing or expressing accusation

Alternative definition of the adjective accusatory


  1. Pertaining to, or containing, an accusation; "as, an 'accusatory' libel" - George Grote

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Google previewThe International Encyclopedia of Language and Social Interaction, 3 Volume Set (2015)

by Karen Tracy, Cornelia Ilie, Todd Sandel

This area has a great deal of overlap with political communication research on accusatory discourse by applying a rhetorical lens in examining organizational apologia and crisis response. Studies in this area have examined situations where ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Security Management (2007)

by John Fay

Fay REID'S NINE STEPS OF INTERROGATION An interview is a non- accusatory information gathering conversation during which the investigator develops investigative and behavioral information that will help to assess the veracity of ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage (2001)

by Bryan A. Garner

Accusatory (= accusing; of the nature of an accusation) is occasionally confused with accusatorial, q.v. Accusative, although sometimes used in the place of accusatory, should be restricted to its grammatical sense relating to the objective case ...

Google previewWharton's Pocket Law Dictionary

Accusatory body, means a body, such as a grand jury, charged with the duty to hear evidence and determine whether a person should be charged with a crime, Black Law Dictionary, ...

Google previewDictionary of American Criminal Justice (1998)

Key Terms and Major Supreme Court Cases by Dean J. Champion

accusatory process. All phases commencing with the arrest of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Library and Information Science (1977)

Volume 20 - Nigeria: Libraries in to Oregon State University Library by Allen Kent, Harold Lancour, Jay E. Daily

Alexandre Dumas wrote lengthy adventure tales, although The Count of Monte Cristo is somewhat like the accusatory novels of Gogol and is fascinating because Dumas chooses to depict individuals who survive the most desperate of ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, or, Universal dictionary of arts, sciences, and literature (1810)

by John Wilkes (of Milland House, Sussex)

ACCUSATORY, adj. That which produceth or con- taineth an accusation. — In a charge ...

Google previewDictionary of Media and Communication Studies (2006)

by James Watson, Anne Hill

Accusatory studies previously acquired cultural habits at least to the extent that new responses are adopted in situations that previously would have evoked old ones.' Such a process produces stress and anxiety and necessarily affects the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Deception (2014)

by Timothy R. Levine

Accusatory Reluctance Although accusing someone of being a liar may no longer lead to fighting a duel, and may even no longer ...

Google previewMiddle English Dictionary (2001)

by Hans Kurath, Sherman McAllister Kuhn, Robert E. Lewis

wreiand, accusatory, self-accusatory; (b) to make accusation against (sb., oneself), accuse, denounce; accuse (sb. or oneself of a sin, etc.); also, malign (sb.), slander; also/ig . and ...

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Accusatory Meaning

Video shows what accusatory means. Pertaining to, or containing, an accusation.. accusatory pronunciation. How to pronounce, definition by Wiktionary ...

Scrabble value of A1C3C3U1S1A1T1O1R1Y4

The value of this 10-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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