Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (18701938). Rogets International Thesaurus. 1922.
Class VI. Words Relating to the Sentient and Moral Powers
Section IV. Moral Affections
2. Moral Sentiments
ACCUSATION, charge, imputation, slur, inculpation, exprobration [rare], delation; crimination, incrimination, accrimination [obs.], recrimination; tu quoque argument; invective [See Disapprobation].
denunciation, denouncement [archaic]; libel, challenge, citation, arraignment, impeachment, appeachment [obs.], indictment, bill of indictment, true bill; lawsuit [See Lawsuit]; condemnation [See Condemnation].
gravamen of a charge, head and front of ones offending, argumentum ad hominem [L.]; scandal (detraction) [See Detraction]; scandalum magnatum [L.].
ACCUSER, prosecutor, plaintiff, complainant, libelant, delator, informant, informer.
ACCUSED, defendant, prisoner, respondent, corespondent; litigant; panel.
ACCUSE, charge, tax, impute, twit, taunt with, reproach; brand with reproach; stigmatize, slur; cast a stone at, cast a slur on; criminate, incriminate, inculpate, implicate; call to account (censure) [See Disapprobation]; take to -blame, - task; put in the black book.
inform against, indict, denounce, arraign; impeach, appeach [obs.]; have up, show up [colloq.], pull up [colloq.]; challenge, cite, lodge a complaint; prosecute, bring an action against [See Lawsuit]; blow upon [colloq.], squeal [slang].
charge with, saddle with; lay to ones -door, - charge; lay the blame on, bring home to; cast -, throw- in ones teeth; cast the first stone at. have -, keep- a rod in pickle for; have a crow to pluck with.
trump up a charge.
ACCUSING &c. v.; accusatory, accusative, imputative, denunciatory, recriminatory, criminatory.
ACCUSED &c. v.; suspected; under -suspicion, - a cloud, - surveillance.
IN CUSTODY, in detention, in the lock-up, in the watch-house, in the jug [slang], in stir [slang], in the house of detention.
ACCUSABLE, imputable, indefensible, inexcusable, unpardonable, unjustifiable; vicious [See Beauty].
look at home! tu quoque [L.] (retaliation) [See Retaliation].
Qui sexcuse saccuse.
The breath of accusation kills an innocent name.Shelley