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accuse

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of accuse

  1. to make a claim of wrongdoing against <she was accused of lying on the employment application> Synonyms charge, criminate, defame [archaic], impeach, incriminate, indict Related Words blame, call (on), castigate, censure, condemn, criticize, damn, denounce, fault, impugn, reproach, reprobate; chide, rebuke, reprove, tax; appeal, arraign, book, cite, summon; prosecute, sue, try; frame, implicate, inculpate, inform (against), name, report; recriminate, retaliate Near Antonyms advocate, champion, defend; excuse, forgive, justify, pardon, remit, shrive Antonyms absolve, acquit, clear, exculpate, exonerate, vindicate




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