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accusing Syllabification: ac·cus·ing
Pronunciation: /əˈkyo͞oziNG/

Definition of accusing in English:


(Of an expression, gesture, or tone of voice) indicating a belief in someone’s guilt or culpability: she stared at him with accusing eyes
More example sentences
  • There was an accusing tone to her voice, one that she couldn't quite conceal.
  • The last part was said with a half accusing tone, tempered by the deep affection in her eyes.
  • But haven't there been other tragedies on this scale, the accusing voices say.



Example sentences
  • Over half the seats sat accusingly empty throughout the ‘public meeting’.
  • The monumental bust, The Last Roman, looks on accusingly.
  • When I went home for winter vacation, my beloved ponderosa pines seemed to regard me accusingly in the mist.

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