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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, from Latin accūsāre : ad-, ad- + causa, lawsuit.]

ac·cus′er n.
ac·cus′ing·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.accusing - containing or expressing accusationaccusing - containing or expressing accusation; "an accusitive forefinger"; "black accusatory looks"; "accusive shoes and telltale trousers"- O.Henry; "his accusing glare"
inculpative, inculpatory - causing blame to be imputed to
Translations

accusing

[əˈkjuːzɪŋ] ADJ [look, eyes] → acusador
in an accusing voiceen tono acusador
to point an accusing finger at sb (lit) → señalar a algn con un dedo acusador (fig) → acusar a algn

accusing

[əˈkjuːzɪŋ] adj (= accusatory) [expression, tone, look] → accusateur/trice

accusing

adjanklagend; he had an accusing look on his facesein Blick klagte an

accusing

[əˈkjuːzɪŋ] adj (look, tone) → accusatore/trice, d'accusa
References in classic literature ?
we're not accusing you of fickleness," said Christie gayly; "although you didn't come, and we were obliged to ask Mr.
As for the daguerreotypist, she had read a paragraph in a penny paper, the other day, accusing him of making a speech full of wild and disorganizing matter, at a meeting of his banditti-like associates.
We dressed sullenly and in ill spirits, each accusing the other of oversleeping.
Here was a gorgeous triumph; they were missed; they were mourned; hearts were breaking on their account; tears were being shed; accusing memories of unkindness to these poor lost lads were rising up, and unavailing regrets and re- morse were being indulged; and best of all, the depart- ed were the talk of the whole town, and the envy of all the boys, as far as this dazzling notoriety was con- cerned.
He had almost as much as declared his conviction of her criminality last night: what mysterious cause withheld him from accusing her?
And as he had been in the habit of accusing Catherine Earnshaw and Heathcliff, when children, of putting the master past his patience, and compelling him to seek solace in drink by what he termed their 'offald ways,' so at present he laid the whole burden of Hareton's faults on the shoulders of the usurper of his property.
long, long afterwards, I saw that face rise up before me, with its momentary look, not wondering, not accusing, not regretting.
Estella's father would believe I had deserted him, would be taken, would die accusing me; even Herbert would doubt me, when he compared the letter I had left for him, with the fact that I had called at Miss Havisham's gate for only a moment; Joe and Biddy would never know how sorry I had been that night; none would ever know what I had suffered, how true I had meant to be, what an agony I had passed through.