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Examples of Accusation

Sentences with the noun Accusation

26 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)

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

Former Manchester United keeper Tim Howard has claimed that Brad Friedel 'actively tried to block' his move to Old Trafford in 2003 - although the Tottenham veteran denies the accusation.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The director of the F.B.I., James B. Comey, told the Polish ambassador to the United States that he regretted recent remarks that Polish officials had said amounted to an accusation of complicity in the Holocaust.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Hong Kong's leader has claimed that "external forces" are participating in student-led pro-democracy protests that have occupied parts of this financial capital for more than three weeks, but provided no evidence to back his accusation.
(Fox News - World, )

Conrad Hilton, the younger brother of socialite Paris Hilton, was arrested this week on an accusation of violating a restraining order, less than a week after a federal judge put him on three years' probation for assaulting flight attendants, authorities say.
(CNN - Entertainment, )


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

95 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, )

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, )

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, )

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

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

The IMF chief Christine Lagarde has vowed to fight a formal accusation that she “acted negligently” and permitted an alleged €400m fraud when she was French finance minister in 2008.
(The Independent - World News, )

The accusation coincided with revelations that whistle-blowers have reported to watchdogs incidents of teachers ‘telling learners what to write’ and ‘completing students’ coursework’.
(Daily Mail - News, )

A man charged a month ago in an Australian court with supporting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria is facing a fresh accusation that he had also planned a terrorist attack in Australia.
(Fox News - World, )

Farkhunda, 27, was pushed from a roof, run over by a car and set on fire before her body was thrown in the Kabul River last Thursday, following the false accusation that she had burned the Koran.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The Angels slugger followed through on his threat of legal action, filing a defamation lawsuit Friday in Missouri against Jack Clark for his accusation that Pujols used performance-enhancing drugs.
(Mike DiGiovanna in Los Angeles Times - Baseball, )

The map, by Benjamin Ray, a professor at the University of Virginia, plots the geography and timing of each accusation and reveals just how rapidly hysteria built from a small community to a state.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Florida State University has opened a student-conduct investigation into star quarterback Jameis Winston related to a former student's accusation that Winston sexually assaulted her in December 2012.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

Greg Rutherford is clearly still irked by the accusation he won an 'easy' Olympic long jump competition on 'Super Saturday', taking gold with just 8.31 metres, the shortest winning distance since 1972.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Bill Cosby was forced to publicly confront the sexual assault allegations that have dogged him for weeks when a heckler at the second stop on his three-city Canadian tour yelled out a direct accusation.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

It's an old accusation, but one that shows no signs of disappearing anytime soon: the Motion Picture Association of America is disproportionately stricter about profanity and sex than it is about violence.
(CNN - Entertainment, )

Lewis Hamilton may be pole man yet again for Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix, but it is the persistent accusation he leads a playboy lifestyle that is proving more difficult to shake off than Sebastian Vettel.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai used his farewell speech to take one last swipe at the United States, capping an often testy relationship with an accusation that America has never wanted peace in Afghanistan.
(The Independent - World News, )

A Los Angeles school district investigation into allegations of misconduct against celebrated teacher Rafe Esquith has broadened to include an accusation that he abused a child 40 years ago, district officials said.
(Los Angeles Times - Motor Racing, )

A lawyer for the Colorado Republican Party has spoken with prosecutors about the state party chairman's accusation that the attorney general and others tried to blackmail him into resigning, a spokesman said Tuesday.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

For South Korea, a country that pulled itself out of abject poverty to become the world's 15th-largest economy, the most stinging accusation about last week's ferry sinking is that it looks like a Third-World disaster.
(Barbara Demick in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

The initial accusation, levelled by the New Democrats during question period Tuesday, involved the sale of 14 parcels of land in Coquitlam’s Burke Mountain neighbourhood for $43 million less than the appraised value.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

MATT LAWTON: Greg Dyke took a public stand against Sepp Blatter on Tuesday, joining the chorus of calls for the FIFA president to resign and describing his accusation that the British media is racist as ‘offensive’.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Venezuelan opposition leader Maria Corina Machado on Thursday vowed to continue her political protests after officials ordered her to face charges of conspiracy to murder the nation's president, an accusation she denied.
(Mery Mogollon, Chris Kraul in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

A key New Jersey Democrat said Sunday that a new accusation about Gov. Chris Christie's knowledge of the bridge closing scandal enveloping his administration is unproven and raises credibility questions about the accuser.
(NBC News, )

In an op-ed column released Friday by The New York Times, Woody Allen blames Mia Farrow's malevolence over their breakup for a two-decade-old false accusation that he molested their adopted daughter, Dylan, when she was 7.
(CNN - Entertainment, )

On his first anniversary as pontiff Thursday, Pope Francis defended "slum priests" from the accusation their advocacy for the downtrodden reflects a different, leftist church that is remote from conservative Vatican values.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

A new HBO documentary entitled "Going Clear" makes outspoken claims about Scientology's prominent personalities, including the accusation that the church helped Tom Cruise tap Nicole Kidman's phone as their marriage was ending.
(NBC News Entertainment, )

When a New York Times article cast doubt on the accusation Usama bin Laden had a hand in the 1998 bombings of African embassies, President Clinton questioned his own CIA, according to a note he scrawled to his national security adviser.
(Fox News - Politics, )

The Obama administration, scrambling for billions in emergency funding to address the surge on the U.S.-Mexico border, is facing yet another accusation that it was asleep as a crisis evolved -- this time, the influx of illegal immigrant minors.
(Fox News - Politics, )

Argentina has been rocked by the death of prosecutor Alberto Nisman, who was found in a pool of blood on Jan. 18 hours before he was to elaborate on his accusation that President Cristina Fernandez protected those responsible for a 1994 terror bombing.
(Fox News - World, )

Barclays has squared up for a fight with the New York Attorney General, filing a motion to dismiss his accusation that the bank misled clients about the activities of “predatory” high-frequency traders in its American “dark pool” share exchange.
(The Independent - Business, )

Brandon Austin, who was suspended from the Providence College basketball team in November after an accusation by a fellow student of sexual assault, has been suspended from the team at the University of Oregon, where he transferred, according to the school.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

The intrigue over the rogue CIA agent last seen six years ago in Iran intensified Sunday with accusation about a cover-up, Secretary of State John Kerry rejected allegations the United States has abandoned the search and Iran distancing itself from the mystery.
(Fox News - Politics, )

The group of international air carriers on Tuesday said Venezuela's government had reneged on a promise to pay billions of dollars in ticket fees, an accusation that followed a second airline's announcement that it would stop all flights in and out of the country.
(Chris Kraul, Mery Mogollon in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

Kitimat Mayor Joanne Monaghan angrily rejected on Thursday an accusation that Enbridge Inc. is using a minuscule portion of its vast financial resources to unfairly tip the balance in its favour in a plebiscite next month on the controversial Northern Gateway pipeline.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

President Cristina Fernandez called on Congress to dissolve Argentina's intelligence services in the wake of the mysterious death of a prosecutor, strongly denying his accusation that she had sought to shield former Iranian officials suspected in the 1994 bombing of a Jewish center.
(Fox News - World, )

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