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CRIMIN

Latin
Crime, Charge of Crime
Decriminalize, Incriminate, Recrimination

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Criminalize

V.
To do away with legal penalties for.
CRIMIN

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Incriminate

V.
To reveal guilt or make someone appear guilty.
CRIMIN
Syn: Implicate
Ant: Acquit

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Recrimination

N.
An accusation made in reply.
CRIMIN
Syn: Rebuke

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CULP

Latin
To blame
Culpable, Culprit, Mea Culpa

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Culpable

Adj.
Deserving blame
CULP
Syn: Liable
Ant: Blameless

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Culprit

N.
One responsible for a crime.
CULP
Syn: Perpetrator

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Mea Culpa

Interjection
Statement uttered to show personal responsibility for a wrong.
CULP

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ONUS/ONER

Latin
Burden
Onus, Onerous, Exonerate

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Onus

N.
Burden or obligation.
ONUS
Syn: Duty

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Onerous

Adj.
Unpleasant and burdensome.
ONER
Syn: Demanding
Ant: Easy

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Exonerate

V.
To prove not guilty.
ONER
Syn: Acquit
Ant: Condemn, Convict

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PROB/PROV

Latin
Prove good, approve
Approbation, Reprobate, Reprove

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Approbation

N.
Praise or approval.
PROB
Syn: Commendation
Ant: Condemnation

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Reprobate

N.
A dishonest or immoral person.
PROB
Syn: Delinquent

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Reprove

V.
To scold or criticize.
PROV
Syn: Chide
Ant: Praise