accuser

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From Middle English acuser, accusour, from Old French accusour, from Latin accusator, from accusare. Equivalent to accuse +‎ -er.

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accuser (plural accusers)

  1. One who accuses; one who brings a charge of crime or fault.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin accūsāre, present active infinitive of accūsō.

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accuser

  1. (transitive) to accuse
  2. (transitive) to find fault with.
  • Emma portait sa lettre au bout du jardin... Rodolphe venait l'y chercher et en plaçait une autre, qu'elle accusait toujours d'être trop courte. Gustave Flaubert, Madame Bovary (1857) p. 180.
  • Emma took her letter to the end of the garden... Rodolphe came and fetched it and put another in its place, which she always found fault with for being too short.
  1. (intransitive, formal) to show; to reveal.

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accūser

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of accūsō

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Etymology[edit]

Latin accūsō.

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accuser

  1. to accuse

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