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Examples of Accusation

Sentences with the noun Accusation

29 examples:

He denied the accusation.

Tom denied the accusation.

She denied the accusation.

Bill Clinton denied the accusation.

President Clinton denied the accusation.

I can't find any evidence to support your accusation.

A clear conscience fears no accusation.
(African proverb)

Guilt has very quick ears to an accusation.
(Henry Fielding)

He declares himself guilty who justifies himself before accusation.
(English proverb)

It is an honourable thing to be accused by those who are open to accusation.
(Latin proverb)

At the heart of it is an accusation of duplicity.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Mr. Urrutia has since resigned and denied the accusation.
(The New York Times - Business, )

The accusation came after Saudi Arabia cut diplomatic ties with Iran.
(USA Today - World, )

At Real Madrid he always felt he had the perfect answer to the accusation: Alvaro Morata.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Katy Perry has tweeted what seems to be an accusation of Swift 'capitalising on the take down of another woman'.
(Sydney Morning Herald - Entertainment, )

The damning accusation comes in a report written by research firm Frontier Economics and commissioned by Vodafone.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Bill and Hillary Clinton in Manchester, N.H., in January 1992. An accusation of infidelity emerged the same month.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

The accusation of the coup plot was a pivotal event that quickly led to the civil war pulling the young country apart.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Mayweather improved to -0 in a welterweight rematch with Maidana that included an accusation of biting in the eighth round.
(The New York Times - Sports, )

After a week of silence in the face of allegations of child molestation, Woody Allen has spoken out and denied the accusation.
(Steven Zeitchik in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Aberdeen's Shay Logan alleges he was racially abused by Aleksander Tonev, but the Celtic player says the accusation is not true.
(BBC Sport - Football, )

The accusation put tongue-in-cheek by Sam Allardyce, that Manchester United were a “long-ball team”, had clearly got to him.
(The Independent - Football, )

Robert Lewandowski is in the clear after a 17-year-old Borussia Dortmund fan withdrew his accusation of assault against the striker.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Meanwhile, Connie Nielsen shares her Harvey Weinstein story and Ashley Judd lines up her first TV interview since going public with her accusation.
(USA TODAY in USA Today - Entertainment, )

Tensions are soaring after Ukraine said it destroyed part of Russian armoured column that crossed the border, even as Russian denied the accusation.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Atlassian claims it was never notified of a backdoor in its Crowd software, but the security company making the accusation says its warning went unheeded.
(ZDNet - Just News, )

The NFL is investigating an accusation of domestic violence against Carl Johnson, a current line judge and the league's former vice president of officiating.
(UPI - News, )

All-Star shortstop Addison Russell was back in the Chicago Cubs' starting lineup Saturday after he denied an accusation of domestic violence against his wife.
(UPI - News, )

We've heard this story over and over again, but something was different this time: Cellphone footage that Cappo himself took showed the accusation was unjustified.
(Doug Cuthand in CBC News - Canada, )

Questions

3 examples:

What's the accusation against him?

Wait, could it be that Donald Trump's accusation that the system is rigged is correct after all?
(CNBC, )

He insists he is innocent after a storm of accusation and allegation, but is he really a victim or a bully?
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Other sentences

92 examples:

He is under a false accusation.

He denies this accusation and speaks only of a kiss.

The author shies away from any direct accusation of misconduct on the part of the authorities.

I'm far away from thinking anything bad about you; on the contrary, I'm grateful to you for expressing this accusation. The indefinite situation I've been in for two last years was morally unbearable for me.

An uncalled-for defence becomes a positive accusation.
(Latin proverb)

One accusation you can't throw at me is that I've always done my best.
(Alan Shearer)

Even after the accusation or rumour has been refuted, a suspicion nonetheless lingers.
(Swedish proverb)

Malice scorned, puts out itself; but argued, give a kind of credit to a false accusation.
(Philip Massinger)

Now that I have called you on your false accusation, you are using additional smear tactics.
(George Soros)

The accusation that we've lost our soul resonates with a very modern concern about authenticity.
(Patricia Hewitt)

Knowledge of God's Word is a bulwark against deception, temptation, accusation, even persecution.
(Edwin Louis Cole)

Coach answers "boring" accusation with a good joke.
(USA Today - Soccer, )

It wasn’t so much an accusation as an intervention.
(The Vancouver Sun - Hockey, )

Nigel Farage rejected the report, branding such an accusation "hysterical".
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Accusation comes after Russia-U.S. brokered Syrian cease-fire deal breaks down.
(USA Today - World, )

This is the second time Swift has faced a plagiarism accusation over the popular song.
(Legal Entertainment, Contributor https://www.forbes.com/sites/legalentertainment/ in Forbes - Business, )

Sisters say privacy was violated by reporting of molestation accusation against brother.
(The Associated Press in USA Today - Entertainment, )

Slowly but surely, though, Arsene Wenger’s current side are dispelling that accusation.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

From some, fevered excitement and anticipation; from others, condemnation and accusation.
(The Independent - Fashion, )

California state board filed another accusation against former Chargers doctor David Chao.
(USA Today - NFL, )

An outside law firm back the school for its actions following a sexual assault accusation.
(AP in USA Today - Sports, )

Raúl Sendic is suspected of using public funds for personal gain - an accusation he denies.
(BBC News - World News, )

In response to the accusation, Hugh Hefner released the following statement about the comedian.
(Fox News - Entertainment, )

British outfit deny former rider Barry's accusation they use Tramadol during races and training.
(Tom Cary in The Telegraph - Sport, )

That's a pretty bold accusation," White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )

She pleaded for her life and denied their accusation — that she had burned pages from the Koran.
(Los Angeles Times - Baseball, )

Twitter goes aflutter with an accusation the candidate was deleting damning tweets during the debate.
(CNET News - Business Tech, )

President Trump and his spokesperson double down on Obama wiretap accusation - but offer no evidence.
(BBC News - World News, )

The Peace Place is where conflicts between students are resolved without hitting, anger or accusation.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

The lingering accusation that, last summer, the players he recruited for Rangers simply didn’t work.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Yet that very accusation has been leveled against President Trump by some of his most fevered critics.
(Los Angeles Times - National News, )

The president leveled a stunning accusation against his predecessor, suggesting he ordered a wire tap.
(CNBC, )

Weinstein scandal expands to include a rape accusation in LA that falls within statute of limitations.
(USA TODAY in USA Today - Entertainment, )

Then Trump went a step further, reviving an unsubstantiated rape accusation against the former president.
(Los Angeles Times - National News, )

The president hints that more will emerge to back his unsubstantiated accusation Barack Obama spied on him.
(BBC News - World News, )

Formal accusation is related to a secretly recorded audio that purportedly captured Temer endorsing bribes.
(Fox News - World, )

Amy Schumer is emphatically denying an accusation from fellow comedian Tammy Pescatelli that she steals jokes.
(UPI - Entertainment News, )

Singer Chris Brown has denied an accusation that he battered a woman in Las Vegas during a concert after-party.
(Los Angeles Times - Pop & Hiss, )

Cash payments by African Barrick Gold to Tanzanian government officials sparked an anonymous bribery accusation.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

This section of a story from the Seattle Times sounds like your classic accusation of college basketball scandal.
(Forbes - Business, )

While many politicians talk big and achieve little, you’d be hard pressed to level that accusation at Steve Webb.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Kevin Pietersen has condemned an Australian TV accusation that he had cheated during the Ashes as ‘hurtful lies’.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Crewe boss Steve Davis says the rape accusation against seven of his players has left a "massive cloud" over the club.
(BBC Sport, )

Trump's accusation that Japan manipulates the yen doesn't appear likely to offer negotiation leverage with Abe this week.
(CNBC, )

Manager Malky Mackay dismisses Jose Mourinho's accusation that Cardiff City employed time-wasting tactics against Chelsea.
(BBC Sport - Football, )

Extending its accusation that iPhone owners are "wall-huggers," Samsung plans to advertise around power outlets at airports.
(CNET News, )

Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Mayor Rob Ford served with libel notice by Toronto Star reporter Daniel Dale following pedophile accusation.
(UPI - Odd News, )

The segment is inspired by the investigation into a sexual assault accusation against Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston.
(Forbes - Business, )

An angry North Korea, now on the defensive over a U.S. accusation of hacking, is refusing to take part in a groundbreaking U.N.
(Fox News - World, )

Turkish President calls Russian accusation "slander" and has said Turkey will not apologise for shooting down Russian warplane.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Roy Price is out as head of Amazon Studios, days after details of a two-year-old accusation of sexual harassment became public.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

The Angel, who recently denied an accusation he used performance-enhancing drugs, should make good on his threat of legal action.
(Bill Dwyre in Los Angeles Times - Baseball, )

Kevin Pietersen has labelled Paul Downton's accusation that the batsman was not interested during the Ashes Down Under as 'untrue'.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Conservative MP Wai Young quickly backtracked from her accusation that CSIS knew in advance about the Air India Flight 182 bombing.
(Trinh Theresa Do in CBC News - Politics, )

An Ohio mayor says charges may be brought over a false accusation that a UAE tourist pledged allegiance to so-called Islamic State.
(BBC News - World News, )

Top Japanese officials lined up to dispute President Trump's latest accusation that the Asian country has been devaluing its currency.
(CNN - World Business, )

The 22-year-old former Newcastle United striker denied the accusation and said they had consensual sex after going out drinking together.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

South Korea called for the release of two of its citizens detained in North Korea and denied Pyongyang’s accusation that they are spies.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

The singer, currently staying at his holiday home in Portugal, told friends he has no idea who is behind the 'completely false' accusation.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The WikiLeaks founder has been holed up in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London since 2012, avoiding extradition to Sweden on a rape accusation.
(The New York Times - World News, )

The Labour candidate for London mayor - Sadiq Khan - rejects the prime minister's accusation that he has repeatedly associated with extremists.
(BBC News - Politics, )

Former Newcastle United striker Nile Ranger (pictured) denied the accusation and said they had consensual sex after going out drinking together.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The police declined to elaborate on the details of the Howard investigation, which followed an earlier inquiry of the same accusation in Florida.
(The New York Times - Pro-Basketball, )

The company's CEO Satya Nadella, however, is unperturbed by the accusation and stated that Microsoft would continue to create jobs for Americans.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

The accusation, levelled against subsidiary Konkola Copper Mines (KCM), comes with Vedanta already facing intense scrutiny in the African country.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

The Texas senator, who is running for president, made the accusation against a fellow Republican amid a fight over the federal Export-Import Bank.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

A 20-year-old sexual-assault accusation against Peyton Manning was reportedly cited by six women in a lawsuit against the University of Tennessee.
(The New York Times - Pro-Football, )

Police have arrested rapper Nelly after a woman said he raped her in a town outside Seattle, an accusation denied by the Grammy winner's attorney.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )

To many of those who know the suspect in the killing of his high school math teacher in Danvers, Massachusetts, the accusation just doesn't add up.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Last year, the Tallahassee police’s handling of a rape accusation against Jameis Winston drew attention to its failure to adequately investigate.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Ryan Kliesch thought he was being punk'd when he heard the accusation that one of his best friends and co-host had sexually assaulted Taylor Swift.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

The accusation from the State Department said the Russian military had massed artillery and rocket systems near a contested town in eastern Ukraine.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Major League Baseball was accused of used unscrupulous tactics in its handling of Jenrry Mejia’s doping offenses, an accusation baseball rejected.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

There has been an unfair level of accusation pointed at the Chinese government for religious violence in Xinjiang province, Chinese state media said.
(UPI - Emerging Threats, )

Prosecutors say woman's accusation that she was molested by the comic 40 years ago at the Playboy Mansion can't be "revived" under U.S. Constitution.
(NBC News, )

The judge ruled the woman had lied about the rape — that she was saying 'no' only to the filming — so fined her $34,800 for the false accusation.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

In a new accusation, the lawmaker sought to depict Mr. Rezaian as a nefarious spy who collaborated with those seeking to topple the Iranian government.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Nato's secretary-general dismisses as "nonsense" an accusation by Russia's Vladimir Putin that the Ukrainian army is a "foreign legion" of the alliance.
(BBC News - World News, )

The European Commission charged that Facebook Inc. misled regulators in its takeover of WhatsApp, an accusation which could lead to a $180 million fine.
(UPI - Business News, )

Police have arrested rapper Nelly after a woman said he raped her in a town outside Seattle, an accusation the Grammy winner's attorney staunchly denies.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

JONATHAN MCEVOY: Nico Rosberg has denied Lewis Hamilton’s accusation that he had bragged about deliberately crashing into him at the Belgian Grand Prix.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The accusation that President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and her foreign minister had conspired to shield Iranians in a bombing appeared to dissolve.
(The New York Times - World News, )

The university rebutted Exxon’s accusation that articles about the oil company, produced by journalists from the school, were misleading and inaccurate.
(The New York Times - Business, )

“Greenwashing” is a familiar accusation of dishonest or unserious advertising, but many well-liked green marketing campaigns prove to be a bit of a wash.
(August Rick, Contributor https://www.forbes.com/sites/augustrick/ in Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Canadian comedian Russell Peters says his accusation that incoming Daily Show host Trevor Noah is a "thief" who steals jokes from other comedians was a prank.
(CBC News in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

Dana Rohrabacher, pleaded not guilty Thursday to grand theft, forgery and other charges in connection with Rohrabacher's accusation that Wu stole campaign funds.
(Los Angeles Times - Religion, )

The new Scottish Labour leader says he will change the its constitution to dispel the accusation from his predecessor that it is a "branch office" of the UK party.
(Simon Johnson in The Telegraph - Politics, )

Police arrested rapper Nelly early Saturday after a woman said he raped her in a town outside Seattle, an accusation the Grammy winner's attorney staunchly denied.
(NBC News Entertainment, )

Seattle’s mayor announced his resignation Tuesday following allegations of sexual abuse dating back decades, with the most recent accusation coming from a cousin.
(Los Angeles Times - National News, )

Hong Kong's Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's claim echoed that China's view that foreign powers are involved in the unrest, an accusation that protest leaders deny.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The aim is to persuade Russia to address the Obama administration’s accusation that it has developed a ground-launched cruise missile in violation of a 1987 treaty.
(The New York Times - World News, )

In opening arguments, HBO's lawyer responds to Mitre's accusation that the network aired a "pack of lies" and goes on the attack against the sporting equipment giant.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Business, )

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