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Negative ConnotationPlay
Accusation implies wrongdoing and often has a disapproving or critical tone. SlideThe accusation that he lied hurt his reputation.
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Level of CertaintyPlay
Use 'accusation' when someone believes but hasn't necessarily proven the misdemeanor. SlideDespite the accusations, there was no concrete evidence.
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Formal ContextsPlay
'Accusation' is suitable for formal situations like legal discussions or written complaints. SlideThe lawyer presented the accusation calmly in court.