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A person who claims that someone has committed an offence or done something wrong:‘I dislike any law that puts the burden of proof on the accused rather than the accuser’‘Hero faints before her three accusers leave’
- ‘Nearly more than half the town's children vanished, including every one of the accusers.’
- ‘They are accused of the act, lectured to, and forced to acknowledge the moral superiority of the accusers.’
- ‘One of the basic rights has been the right to face one's accuser.’
- ‘He provides incontrovertible proof of his ability to defy his accusers.’
- ‘The accused country has to prove its innocence, the accuser has to prove nothing.’
- ‘The need for an enemy overwhelms even the accuser's self-interest.’
- ‘I was shaking now with rage, both at myself and at the accuser.’
- ‘His counsel establishes through cross-examination of the accuser that the stolen animal is a horse, not a mare.’
- ‘In any civilized court, the decision lies with the accuser to prove that a person did what they say they did.’
- ‘Guilty, he poured the remains of the bottle over his accuser.’
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