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another word for accusation
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|Noun||1.||accusal - a formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person; the act of imputing blame or guilt|
charge, complaint - (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense; "he was arrested on a charge of larceny"
self-accusation, self-condemnation - an admission that you have failed to do or be something you know you should do or be
recrimination - mutual accusations
allegation - (law) a formal accusation against somebody (often in a court of law); "an allegation of malpractice"
blame game - accusations exchanged among people who refuse to accept sole responsibility for some undesirable event
imprecation - a slanderous accusation
imputation - a statement attributing something dishonest (especially a criminal offense); "he denied the imputation"
indictment - an accusation of wrongdoing; "the book is an indictment of modern philosophy"
information - formal accusation of a crime
preferment - the act of making accusations; "preferment of charges"
blame, incrimination, inculpation - an accusation that you are responsible for some lapse or misdeed; "his incrimination was based on my testimony"; "the police laid the blame on the driver"
implication - an accusation that brings into intimate and usually incriminating connection
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