accusing (part of speech: verb)
suing (part of speech: verb)
- Upon this, envoys arrived from Lacedaemon, alleging that this would be a breach of the truce, and laying claim to the town upon the faith of the assertion of Brasidas, and meanwhile offering to submit the question to arbitration. - "The History of the Peloponnesian War", Thucydides.
- Henri had asked his friend to accompany him in the attack which he was to make near the river, but Adolphe had excused himself, alleging that he had a great dislike to the water, and that he would in preference accompany Charles de Lescure. - "La Vendée An Historical Romance", Anthony Trollope.
- When in 1907 friends came and asked me to accept the presidency of the Peace Society of New York, which they had determined to organize, I declined, alleging that I was kept very busy with many affairs, which was true; but my conscience troubled me afterwards for declining. - "Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie", Andrew Carnegie.