Accusingly



to charge with the fault, offense, or crime (usually followed by of):
He accused him of murder.
to find fault with; blame.
to make an .
Historical Examples

She rose up in alarm, but something in his smile made her sit down and eye him accusingly.
Wunpost Dane Coolidge

Brother,” the parson answered, accusingly, “it is in the Bible; it must be true.
The Cruise of the Shining Light Norman Duncan

Mary came out of her office and stopped before Trudy accusingly.
The Gorgeous Girl Nalbro Bartley

You might be in better business than accusingly a poor boy falsely.
The Cash Boy Horatio Alger Jr.

“The God of the individualist,” he said at length—musingly, not accusingly.
The Inside of the Cup, Complete Winston Churchill

His unsmiling eyes are looking somberly, sternly, accusingly into hers.
Wayside Courtships Hamlin Garland

She still clasped the envelope of clippings and thrust it at him accusingly.
A Hoosier Chronicle Meredith Nicholson

Edie turned upon the girl with the heap of baggage, accusingly.
Ruth Fielding At College Alice B. Emerson

She freed herself from him resolutely, rose, and stood before him, looking at him quite unfalteringly and accusingly.
The Portion of Labor Mary E. Wilkins Freeman

“You said it would be experience for Edward to be left alone,” he said, accusingly.
Dialstone Lane, Complete W.W. Jacobs

verb
to charge (a person or persons) with some fault, offence, crime, etc; impute guilt or blame
v.

c.1300, “charge (with an offense, etc.), impugn, blame,” from Old French acuser “to accuse, indict, reproach, blame” (13c.), earlier “announce, report, disclose” (12c.), or directly from Latin accusare “to call to account,” from ad- “against” (see ad-) + causari “give as a cause or motive,” from causa “reason” (see cause (n.)). Related: Accused; accusing; accusingly.

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