Part of speech:
The party against whom a civil complaint is brought; the defendant in an equity case, as well as the person who is the subject of an appeal.
The definition of liable is being likely to do or experience something or to having legal responsibility for something.
To load to capacity; fill:
The definition of impeach is to charge someone in an official position with misconduct, or to question whether something is valid or proper.
To communicate by speech or writing; express with words:
To impose and collect a tax from (a person).
The definition of reveal is to show, disclose or admit something.
To deny the truth of (a charge, etc.)
To accuse of and blame for a fault so as to make feel ashamed; rebuke; reprove
To give emphasis to; stress:
To call for earnestly; solicit:
To give formal announcement of the ending of (a treaty).
To have due claim to; call for:
To levy a false charge against, especially of a vague offense, with the intent to damage someone's reputation or standing.
To blame is to point the finger at someone else and declare him/her responsible for a fault or wrong.
To assert to be true; affirm:
The definition of accost is to attack someone verbally in a bold or aggressive way.
To cite means to bring someone’s attention to a fact when making a point or giving an example.
Censure is defined as to criticize or judge in a harsh manner.
(Intransitive) To become spread by smearing.
To request to appear; send for:
Slander is to make false statements about someone, usually to hurt his reputation.
Slur is defined as to speak unclearly, to speak quickly, or to not pronounce words distinctly.
(Archaic) To pay suit; woo
(Archaic) To anticipate with worry or dread.
To capture and hold briefly (the attention, for example); engage.
To show to have a connection with a crime, fault, etc.; involve
To envelop, enfold, entangle, or embarrass.
To assign as a characteristic; credit:
To brand is to mark property or livestock with a heated stamp.
To find error or defect in; criticize or blame:
The definition of absolve is to be forgiven for your sins or to be set free of all of the legal or moral consequences of your actions.
To laud the glory of (God, etc.), as in song; glorify; extol
To free from blame; declare or prove guiltless
To reprove is to criticize or scold someone.
To carry on a lawsuit
An impromptu or extralegal system of justice substituted for established judicial procedure:
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