accusatory

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ac·cu·sa·to·ry

adjective \ə-ˈkyü-zə-ˌtr-ē\

: accusing or blaming someone : assigning blame or fault

Full Definition of ACCUSATORY

:  containing or expressing accusation :  accusing <an accusatory look>

Examples of ACCUSATORY

  1. He pointed an accusatory finger at the suspect.
  2. The book has a harsh, accusatory tone.

First Known Use of ACCUSATORY

14th century

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