How to use Accuse in a sentence
I didn't accuse anyone.
It had provided the opportunity for him to accuse her of being unfaithful.
His gaze narrowed, as if about to accuse her of lying.
It was most unkind of you to cruelly diagnose him otherwise and accuse him of being a thief.
Nor is it just to accuse him of cruelty in his treatment of enemies.Advertisement
Did you accuse Fitzgerald?
This is simply another form of trade, so some might accuse me of double counting some of my forty-three reasons war will end.
And here it is to be observed that Micaiah, who proved the true prophet, does not accuse the others of conscious imposture; he admits that they speak under the influence of a spirit proceeding from Yahweh, but it is a lying spirit sent to deceive.
Richard pretended to hold them among his best friends, but in 1398 induced Bolingbroke to accuse BanishNorfolk of treasonable language.
In violation of the Law he married a brother's widow, who had already borne children, and in general he showed himself so fierce and tyrannical that the Jews joined with the Samaritans to accuse him before the emperor.Advertisement
A master could not enter into a contract with his slave, nor could he accuse him of theft before the law; for, if the slave took anything, this was not a subtraction, but only a displacement, of property.
A slave could not accuse his master, except of adultery or incest (under the latter name being included the violation of sacred things or places); the case of high treason was afterwards added to these.
Several ancient writers accuse him of intentional untruthfulness.
I told Miss Worthington I wasn't one to accuse, but I didn't argue with her none, neither.
In 424 B.C. the contingent which the Thespians had been compelled to furnish sustained heavy losses at Delium, and in the next year the Thebans took advantage of this temporary enfeeblement to accuse their neighbours of friendship towards Athens and to dismantle their walls.Advertisement
I accuse nobody without proof, because I realize it's just as bad to accuse someone frivolously as to do something illicit.
Sarpi, in urging Casaubon to write against Baronius, warns him never to charge or suspect him of bad faith, for no one who knew him could accuse him of disloyalty to truth.
So grave was the crime of simony considered that even infamous persons could accuse of it.
He was tribune elect in 63, and it had been arranged that, after entering upon his office, he should publicly accuse Cicero of responsibility for the impending war.
His real offence was a witticism at the expense of Sejanus, who put up two of his creatures to accuse him in the senate.Advertisement
Modern critics, who were not present and knew neither, often accuse Aristotle of misrepresenting Plato.
Again, the meanness of my estate doth somewhat move me; for though I cannot accuse myself that I am either prodigal or slothful, yet my health is not to spend, nor my course to get.
If God determines to extend the promise of faith to the Gentiles, who shall accuse Him of injustice?
His chosen ministers were wise and experienced officials, whom no man could call favorites or accuse of maladministration.
It was not plausible to accuse such persons of plotting with the queen to overthrow the protector, and public opinion began to turn against Gloucester.Advertisement
Those two weeks had given him the opportunity to accuse her of infidelity - and even deny his own child.
Aid workers accuse the government of mistreating refugees as part of an effort to get them to resettle in camps in Albania.
The pro-life people accuse the abortionists of being sentimental in the counseling room.
Nobody could accuse Prof Nickell (who sits on the monetary policy committee) of anti-Labour bias.
Please let them not accuse the Liberal democrats of not having a solution.
He has the effrontery to accuse Kant of barbarous jargon.
No-one could accuse Sony of resting on its laurels, and the range of consumer camcorders produced by the electronics giant continues to expand.
Critics accuse her of selling her body for fame, but Madonna maintains that it is alright, as long as she is the one in control of the exploitation.
Many Facebook users and others accuse Zynga, the developer of FarmVille, with copying the Farm Town platform.
It must be remembered that any Athenian citizen was at liberty to accuse another of a public offence, and the danger of such a privilege being abused is sufficiently obvious.
The founders of the school sought to invest their doctrines with the halo of tradition by ascribing them to Pythagoras and Plato, and there is no reason to accuse them of insincerity.
After the coup d'etat of December 1851 he was one of those who sought to accuse Napoleon of high treason.
It would be harder to accuse such a body of favoring European businesses, as many American lawmakers have done in the past.
It is difficult to imagine a more serious libel than to accuse a business of being associated with terrorism.
It is often suggested that we have no ethics of our own; very often the bourgeoisie accuse us communists of rejecting all morality.
Modern Supralapsarians thus accuse the British delegates of teaching hypothetical universalism.
You should not, however, immediately accuse your teenage son of doing something when you are not completely sure that he did it.
First, be careful about how you accuse the alleged guilty party.
Some people may also suspect cheating and unknowingly accuse someone who is innocent.
Its critics, however, accuse it of lack of stability, and assert that the use of large leading wheels as drivers results in rigidity and produces destructive strains on the machinery and permanent way.
The general tendency seems to have been to accept too easily the accounts of the chroniclers of the east Frankish kingdom, which are favourable to Louis the German, and to accuse Charles of cowardice and bad faith.
In 57 he supported in the senate the cause of the Cilician envoys, who came to Rome to accuse their late governor, Cossutianus Capito, of extortion.
Eusebius accepted the small bishopric of Emesa (the modern Horns) in Phoenicia, but his powers as mathematician and astronomer led his flock to accuse him of practising sorcery, and he had to flee to Laodicea.
Hence, it is far too early to accuse the ESC of being an emanation of national protectionism.
Blair's red tape hurting British firms - well of course big business will accuse Labor of hurting them.
His unpopularity in the Assembly was extreme, yet he insisted on speaking on the question of the king's trial, declared it unfair to accuse Louis for anything anterior to his acceptance of the constitution, and though implacable towards the king, as the one man who must die for the people's good, he would not allow Malesherbes, the king's counsel, to be attacked in his paper, and speaks of him as a "sage et respectable vieillard."
They accuse Chile alone of dumping 60,000 tons of frozen salmon filets onto the European market.
The pro-choice people accuse the anti-abortionists of being sentimental in the operating theater.
They in turn would accuse the red rose party of spoiling tactics.
Blair 's red tape hurting British firms - well of course big business will accuse Labor of hurting them.
Are you going to accuse me next of some underhand tricks?
I do not think the innocent kitten can be guilty, and surely it is unkind to accuse a luncheon of being a murder.
Sapir goes on to accuse Cruise of hiring Anthony Pellicano, king of illegal wiretapping (and serving a 15 year sentence for it), to illegally tap into Sapir's phone conversations during a lawsuit Cruise brought against Sapir.
YouTube users and other popular video sites featuring Matt have found countless ways to accuse him of being a fake.
No one can accuse you of not being daring.
Research shows that the Air Ionizer by Alpine has mixed reviews, but many customers and independent reviewers go so far as to accuse the company of using their dealers to place positive reviews on a variety of websites.
Is it love you are giving when you constantly accuse someone of wrong doing where there is no wrongdoing?
Some people might accuse you of hamming it up, but the truth of the matter is that you're simply being who you truly are, an entertainer.
Watchman attempts to debunk the cited quotes by New Age groups, and goes so far as to accuse New Age teachers of a plot to completely redefine and reinvent Christianity to "blur the distinction" between Christian and New Age teachings.
One would never look at the Pliner lineup and accuse of it being typical comfort footwear, though.
Critics also accuse major fast food chains of playing a big role in encouraging the consolidation and centralized production of food products.
The accounts of early writers as to its courage, nobility and magnanimity have led to a reaction, causing some modern authors to accuse it of cowardice and meanness.
A bishop and a deacon were sent to accuse the archbishop, and presented to him a list of charges, in which pride, inhospitality and Origenism were brought forward to procure the votes of those who hated him for his austerity, or were prejudiced against him as a suspected heretic. Four successive summonses were signified to Chrysostom, but he indignantly refused to appear until four of his notorious enemies were removed from the council.
Thus his refusal to sacrifice Polish to Lithuanian or Lithuanian to Polish interests caused both Poles and Lithuanians to accuse the f ar-seeing monarch of partiality and favouritism; while his anti-German policy, on which the future safety of the dual state depended, could only be carried through by the most humiliating concessions to patrician pride and greed.
But Mr Gladstone's influence with the Liberal party was paramount, in spite of the damaging appearance of the compact made with Parnell, and Forster's pointed criticisms only caused thoroughgoing partisans to accuse him of a desire to avenge himself.
In the hook of Enoch Satan is represented as the ruler of a rival kingdom of evil, but here are also mentioned Satans, who are distinguished from the fallen angels and who have a threefold function, to tempt, to accuse and to punish.
It was a step characteristic of his love for extreme and dramatic action, but it added to the dissensions between him and those who wished only for autonomy under the old dynasty, and his enemies did not scruple to accuse him of aiming at the crown himself.
The Hussites, it was said, would think that the Church was afraid to face them; the laity would accuse the clergy of shirking reform; in short, this failure of the councils would produce disastrous effects.
When they all went, in October-December 1568, to York and London to accuse their queen - and before that, in their proclamations - they contradicted themselves freely and frequently; they put in a list of dates which made Mary's authorship of Letter II.
It is not possible to acquit Schelling of a certain disingenuousness in regard to the Hegelian philosophy; and if we claim for him perfect disinterestedness of view we must accuse him of deficient insight.
He shall pardon his wrongdoers, love his enemies, pray for them that calumniate and accuse him, offer the other cheek to the smiter, give up his mantle to him that takes his tunic, neither judge nor condemn.
The failure of the strike caused the Socialists to quarrel among themselves and to accuse each other of dishonesty in the management of party funds; it appeared in fact that the large sums collected throughout Italy on behalf of the strikers had been squandered or appropriated by the syndacalist leaders.
He proceeded to accuse him before the governor of Syria and obtained leave from Augustus to put him to death.
Again, the appeal to " God's judgment " in the trial by battle in Lohengrin is a subject of which no earlier librettist could have made more than a plausible mess - which is the best that can be said for the music as music. But as dramatist Wagner compels our respect for the power that without gloss or apology brings before us the king, a model of royal fair-mindedness and good-nature, acquiescing in Telramund's monstrous claim to accuse Elsa without evidence, simply because it is a hard and self-evident fact that the persons of the drama live in an age in which such claims seemed reasonable.