Word of the day, 11th March 2015
allege /əˈlɛdʒ/ (verb)
– to state without or before proof “They allege he stole their car”
– stated or described to be such; presumed “He is the alleged thief”
allegation /ˌælɪˈɡeɪʃən/ (noun)
– the act of alleging; an unproved statement or assertion, especially one in an accusation.
“The allegation is that he stole their car”
“It’s an allegation; it might not be true”
“He made allegations of corruption in the company”
The picture, in case you were wondering, is of a cat on a ledge /lɛdʒ/
(I can’t remember where the picture came from. Apologies to the picture owner).