HyperDic: accusal

English > 1 sense of the word accusal:
NOUNcommunicationaccusal, accusationa formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person
English > accusal: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningA formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person; the act of imputing blame or guilt.
Synonymaccusation
Narrowerallegation(law) a formal accusation against somebody (often in a court of law)
blame gameAccusations exchanged among people who refuse to accept sole responsibility for some undesirable event
implicationAn accusation that brings into intimate and usually incriminating connection
imprecationA slanderous accusation
imputationA statement attributing something dishonest (especially a criminal offense)
incrimination, inculpation, blameAn accusation that you are responsible for some lapse or misdeed
indictmentAn accusation of wrongdoing
informationformal accusation of a crime
prefermentThe act of making accusations
recriminationmutual accusations
self-accusation, self-condemnationAn admission that you have failed to do or be something you know you should do or be
Broadercharge, complaint(criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense
Spanishacusación, denunciación, denuncia, imputación
Catalanacusació, acusament, denunciació
Verbsaccusebring an accusation against
accuseblame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against

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