Definition of Accusive

1. Adjective. Containing or expressing accusation. "His accusing glare"

Exact synonyms: Accusative, Accusatory, Accusing
Similar to: Inculpative, Inculpatory
Derivative terms: Accusative, Accuse, Accuse, Accuse, Accuse, Accuse, Accuse



Definition of Accusive

1. Adjective. accusative ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Accusive

accusatory
accusatour
accusatrices
accusatrix
accuse
accused
accuser
accusers
accuses
accusest
accuseth
accusing
accusingly
accusive (current term)
accusor
accusors
accusour
accustom
accustomable
accustomably
accustomance
accustomances
accustomarily
accustomary
accustomation
accustomations
accustomed
accustomedly

Literary usage of Accusive

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1. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1850)
"... Shake off the dust, accusive on my feet. And turn my back upon the idle Post: I see the shining goal and join the race, Content to fail, but not to fill ..."

2. The Four Million by O. Henry (1906)
"Into this place Soapy took his accusive shoes and telltale trousers without challenge. At a table he sat and consumed beefsteak, flapjacks, doughnuts and ..."

3. Elements of Composition for Secondary Schools by John Baker Opdycke, Henry Seidel Canby (1913)
"Into this place Soapy took his accusive shoes and telltale trousers without challenge. At a table he sat and consumed beefsteak, flapjacks, doughnuts and ..."

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