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accusatory

[uh-kyoo-zuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /əˈkyu zəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/
adjective
1.
containing an accusation; accusing:
an accusatory look.
Also, accusative.
Origin of accusatory
1595-1605
1595-1605; < Latin accūsātōrius, equivalent to accūsā(re) to accuse + -tōrius -tory1
Related forms
self-accusatory, adjective
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accusatorial

/əˌkjuːzəˈtɔːrɪəl/
adjective
1.
containing or implying blame or strong criticism
2.
(law) denoting criminal procedure in which the prosecutor is distinct from the judge and the trial is conducted in public Compare inquisitorial (sense 3)
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Word Origin and History for accusatory
adj.

c.1600, from Latin accusatorius, from accusare (see accuse).

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