accusatory accusatory  /ə ˈkju zə ˌtɔ ri/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) containing or expressing accusation

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • Secondary characters linger offstage in full view of the audience, or gather to listen at key moments, forming an accusatory Greek chorus.

News

  • ER trip for accident led to CPS visit

    A toddler's parents wanted to make sure their daughter was all right after an accident fall, so they took her to the ER. And then they faced some accusatory questions.
    on August 2, 2013     Source: KXAN 36 Austin

Quotes

  1. Jackson says, "When I woke up in the morning, there was a figure in the room. She had a scary face, like a silent scream, very accusatory. It was terrifying. She was at the end of the bed then she glided across the room and disappeared into the...
    on Jan 24, 2010 By: Peter Jackson Source: CANOE

  2. "In the beginning, he will be besieged by mail that will be threatening and accusatory," said Dietz, who heads a consulting firm that participated in more than 12,000 criminal investigations, according to its website.
    on Mar 13, 2009 By: Park Dietz Source: New Zealand Herald

  3. "I never asked in an accusatory way," Hicks said. "But we had enough conversations where I came away with the feeling that he had too much respect for his body and his God-given talent to hurt it with steroids."
    on Feb 9, 2009 By: Tom Hicks Source: MLB.com

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