Accused in a sentence

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Definition of Accused

  • Charged with offense; as, an accused person.
  • a defendant in a criminal proceeding

How to use accused in a sentence. Accused pronunciation.

When his chief eunuch accused her of a guilty love, he had given her paramour and herself to that awful death.
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They said if they were accused to government, the mildest sentence they could expect would be imprisonment for life at hard labor, and perhaps they would be killed.
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Some one related to the Emperor that this arrest had caused much talk in Paris, and that he was loudly accused of wishing to restore the Bastile; that many persons had visited the prisoner, and expressed their sympathy, and there was a procession of carriages constantly before the prison.
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Some believed it assumed, and I never could comprehend the foolish reasons given by these persons on this subject which malevolence tried to 'gular' fact which carries its great number of these evil-thinking, suspicious persons, one part accused the Emperor of being a libertine, supposing him the father of many natural children, and the other thought him incapable of obtaining children even by a young princess only nineteen years of age, their hatred thus blinding their judgment.
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One and all would have been moved to indignant surprise if accused of ignorance or defective breeding.
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The result of this was fury directed against Beatrice, who found herself accused of every domestic vice compatible with her position.
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He would much rather have been accused of abnormal villainy.
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When I was a boy every well-known man was accused of beating his wife.
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Later on, for some unexplained reason, he was accused of psychopathic derangement.
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To attempt an explanation with those who had so mortally outraged him-to open to them the depth of his heart-to allude to the criminal thought they had accused him of-he had repelled with horror, the evening before, when proposed by another.
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Immediately discovering its real nature, they loudly accused Popanilla of having deceived them; he remonstrated, and they recriminated; and the great fish, irritated by their clamour, lashed its huge tail, and with one efficacious vomit spouted the innocent Popanilla high in the air.
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To his surprise, he found himself accused of stealing two hundred and nineteen Camelopards.
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In 1732, Zinzendorf's personal enemies accused him, before the Saxon Court, of being a dangerous man, and the Austrian Government complained that he was enticing its subjects to remove to his estates.
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The Captain and crew were evil men, given to cursing and swearing, and more than once they threatened to murder the two passengers, whom they called sorcerers, and accused of bringing the continuous head winds and frequent storms upon them.
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Whoso associates with the wicked will be accused of following their ways, though their principles may have made no impression upon him; just as if a person were in the habit of frequenting a tavern, he would not be supposed to go there for prayer, but to drink intoxicating liquor.
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Socrates paid for his superiority with his life; and if Aristotle saved his skin, accused as he was of heresy by the chief priest Eurymedon, it was because he took to his heels in time.
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To attempt an explanation with those who had so mortally outraged him-to open to them the depth of his heart -to allude to the criminal thought they had accused him of-he had repelled with horror, the evening before, when proposed by another.
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To rescue the shipwrecked boatmen, to lodge, feed, and if need be clothe, the travellers along the Rhine bank, was St. Goar's especial work; and Wandelbert, the monk of Prum, in the Eifel, who wrote his life at considerable length, tells us how St. Goar was accused to the Archbishop of Treves as a hypocrite and a glutton, because he ate freely with his guests; and how his calumniators took him through the forest to Treves; and how he performed divers miracles, both on the road and in the palace of the Archbishop, notably the famous one of hanging his cape upon a sunbeam, mistaking it for a peg.
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A man is accused of stealing and eating a lamb, and denies the theft.
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There was the Vicar of Whitestone, a parish a little way from Blackstable: he was a bachelor and to give himself something to do had lately taken up farming: the local paper constantly reported the cases he had in the county court against this one and that, labourers he would not pay their wages to or tradesmen whom he accused of cheating him; scandal said he starved his cows, and there was much talk about some general action which should be taken against him.
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Examples of Accused

Example #1
A stroke of the vast paw, a smothered roar as the teeth gave into the neck of the beautiful Fatima, and then-no more.
Example #2
Two were slaves, one was an enemy, one an invader of his harem, and one was a woman, his wife, his favourite, the darling of his heart.
Example #3
Kincaid told them that they could not flee from Ava, if they would; that he saw nothing he could do for them, and all that they could do was to trust in God to protect them, and deliver them from the power of their enemies.
Example #4
The two Christians heard of it, and went to Mr. Kincaid in great alarm, to consult as to what they should do.
Example #5
His Majesty took no notice of this, and was much amused by the interest excited in this seller of topknots, as he called her.
Example #6
In vain she protested that she much preferred walking; the agent, who had received precise instructions, seized her arm in such a manner as to prevent all reply, and she was obliged to obey, and to take in this unpleasant company the road to Bicetre.