accuser


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ac·cuse

(ə-kyo͞oz′)
v. ac·cused, ac·cus·ing, ac·cus·es
v. tr.
1. To charge with a shortcoming or error.
2. To charge formally with a wrongdoing.
v. intr.
To make a charge of wrongdoing against another.

[Middle English acusen, ultimately (party via Old French acuser) from Latin accūsāre : ad-, ad- + causa, lawsuit; see cause.]

ac·cus′er n.
ac·cus′ing·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.accuser - someone who imputes guilt or blameaccuser - someone who imputes guilt or blame  
controversialist, disputant, eristic - a person who disputes; who is good at or enjoys controversy

accuser

noun
1. One that accuses:
2. One that makes a formal complaint, especially in court:
Translations
tuduh
accusator

accuser

[əˈkjuːzəʳ] Nacusador(a) m/f

accuser

[əˈkjuːzər] naccusateur/trice m/f

accuser

nAnkläger(in) m(f)

accuser

[əˈkjuːzəʳ] naccusatore/trice
References in classic literature ?
I confess," said the Accuser, "that in comparison with the rascally way in which you have conducted yourself on the Bench, the rascally way in which you got there does seem rather a trifle.
Then he proceeds to divide his accusers into two classes; first, there is the nameless accuser--public opinion.
Charles listened with marked attention, passing over the insults, noting the grievances, and, when hatred overflowed all bounds and the accuser turned executioner beforehand, replying with a smile of lofty scorn.
If I am mistaken," said the accuser, "I shall gladly apologize; but before I do so first let monsieur le count explain the extra cards which I saw him drop into his side pocket.
Bid the chancellor and the sub-chancellor lead in the brothers according to age, together with brother John, the accused, and brother Ambrose, the accuser.
It were fairer to confront the accused with the accuser.
You look as meek as a nigger," he felt as secret murderers are said to feel when the accuser says, "Thou art the man
And the Woggle-Bug shall be the Public Accuser, because he is so learned that no one can deceive him.
The man and the woman stood face to face - the light badinage which had been passing between them suddenly ended - the man, with his sin stripped bare, mercilessly exposed, the woman, his accuser, passionately eloquent, pouring out her scorn upon a mute victim.
Such accusers of life--them life overcometh with a glance of the eye.
But let us assume that what is called science can harmonize all contradictions and possesses an unchanging standard of good and bad by which to try historic characters and events; let us say that Alexander could have done everything differently; let us say that with guidance from those who blame him and who profess to know the ultimate aim of the movement of humanity, he might have arranged matters according to the program his present accusers would have given him- of nationality, freedom, equality, and progress (these, I think, cover the ground).
Though Mrs Deborah was fully satisfied of the guilt of Jenny, from the reasons above shewn, it is possible Mr Allworthy might have required some stronger evidence to have convicted her; but she saved her accusers any such trouble, by freely confessing the whole fact with which she was charged.