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Examples of Accusation

Sentences with the noun Accusation

31 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)

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, )

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, )

The accusation comes amid a dangerous rise in tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia in recent days following the kingdom's...
(Los Angeles Times - World 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, )

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, )

Rafa Nadal has asked the International Tennis Federation to publish the results of his drug tests following an accusation of doping by a former French cabinet minister.
(The New York Times - Tennis, )

Wolfgang Herle's accusation comes as Germany grapples with accusations media ignored hundreds of sex attacks committed by migrants during Cologne's New Year celebrations.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Avni Metra, 53, was in a defiant mood as he appeared at an extradition hearing in London, where it emerged that he is currently on police bail facing an accusation of rape.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Prosecutors say they'll ask a judge to dismiss charges against five teenage boys after a young woman who said she was gang-raped in a New York playground recanted the accusation.
(Fox News - U.S., )

But Nathalie Dauriac-Stoebe said the accusation was nonsense because her visits to John Caudwell's yacht in the Seychelles, south of France and Caribbean were all part of her job.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Minnesota's governor on Tuesday called on the Minnesota Vikings to suspend star running back Adrian Peterson until an accusation of child abuse is resolved in the Texas legal system.
(Fox News - Sports, )

While Jose Mourinho’s Premier League champions-elect are being chided for being ‘boring’, the same accusation could never be levelled at their equally successful next generation.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Questions

2 examples:

What's the accusation against him?

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

90 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, )

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

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, )

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, )

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, )

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

U.S. officials quickly denied the accusation, which if true would mark the first time the coalition...
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

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

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, )

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, )

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, )

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 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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen will investigate an accusation by Iran that coalition jets targeted the Islamic republic's embassy in Sanaa on Wednesday night.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

The documentary bears witness to crucial moments, such as a relative’s recanted accusation, and persuasively argues that the charges against the women were implausible.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

Alex Rodriguez tested positive for a banned stimulant in 2006, The New York Times reported Monday, an accusation a spokesman for the New York Yankees third baseman denied.
(CBC Sports, )

Newcastle United have hit back at Gary Lineker’s accusation they are delaying their appointment of a new head coach in order to avoid signing any new players in January.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

In a rare interview German-born Kirsten Farage also denied the Ukip leader is racist, insisting he does not have a ‘bad bone in his body’ and the accusation 'hurts him'.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Donald Trump's persistent -- and false -- accusation that Hillary Clinton would abolish the Second Amendment as president is renewing scrutiny of her position on gun rights.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Cairns was awarded £90,000 in damages after he successfully sued for an accusation made on Twitter in January 2010 but he was given unconditional bail after today's hearing.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Allegation reported, allegation denied, outrage from the victimised party, the initial accusation repeated each and every time - a whispering campaign given full baying voice.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

In 1930s Kuwait, an accusation that a restaurant owner was serving cat meat caused uproar - but British diplomats rode to the rescue of the unlucky man, writes Matthew Teller.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Stevenage boss Graham Westley has revealed police are looking into an accusation from defender Ronnie Henry that he was bitten on the hand by Dagenham midfielder Joss Labadie.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Jacqueline Cooke (left) claimed that Keith Dance (right) had raped her, but after he shrugged off the accusation she stabbed him in the back of his head at his flat in Plymouth.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Vladimir Martynenkov insisted he was not guilty of causing the crash which killed Christophe de Margerie and three crew and denied the 'groundless' accusation that he was drunk.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The police department in Tallahassee, Fla., which handled a rape accusation against Florida State’s Jameis Winston, is now working to rewrite its sexual assault complaint policy.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

The most significant accusation in the seven-count indictment of Mufid A. Elfgeeh of Rochester asserts that he tried to provide material support and resources to the Islamic State.
(The New York Times - World News, )

The EastEnders actress has denied the charge of racial aggravated harassment and has reportedly vowed to fight the accusation 'tooth and nail' when the case goes to court next year.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Angel Rangel admitted diving to try and win a penalty for Swansea at Old Trafford – a week after levelling the same accusation at West Brom’s Callum McManaman in a furious bust-up.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

After more than a week of condemnation, the Israeli prime minister issued a statement retracting his accusation that a Palestinian cleric had given Hitler the idea of annihilating Jews.
(The New York Times - World News, )

The accusation, made by BHS chief executive Darren Topp, was branded 'the most pathetic thing I've ever come across' by Dominic Chappell (pictured), who made a series of counter-claims.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Former Miss Italy finalist Ambra Battilana, 22, who has accused film mogul Harvey Weinstein, 63, of molesting her tried to use the accusation to secure a movie role, it has been alleged.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Pfizer will have played right into that narrative if the accusation that it has taken millions out of the NHS, in cahoots with the rather less well known Flynn Pharma, is to be believed.
(The Independent - Business, )

Attorney for Jack Clark, a radio commentator and former major leaguer, challenges Pujols after slugger sued Clark over his accusation on show that Pujols used performance-enhancing drugs.
(Mike DiGiovanna in Los Angeles Times - Baseball, )

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