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CRIMIN

Latin: crime, charge of crime

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Decriminalize

V: To do away with legal penalties for
Root: CRIMIN

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Incriminate

V: To reveal guilt or make (someone) appear guilty
Root: CRIMIN
Syn: Implicate
Ant: Acquit

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Recrimination

N: An accusation made in reply; a countercharge
Root: CRIMIN
Syn: Rebuke

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CULP

Latin: to blame

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Culpable

Adj: Deserving blame
Root: CULP
Syn: Liable
Ant: Blameless

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Culprit

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

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Mea Culpa

Intject: Statement uttered to show personal responsibility for a wrong
Root: CULP

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ONUS/ONER

Latin: burden

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Onus

N: Burden or obligation
Root: ONUS
Syn: duty

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Onerous

Adj: Unpleasant
Root: ONER
Syn: Demanding
Ant: Easy

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Exonerate

V: To prove not guilty
Root: ONER
Syn: Acquit
Ant: Condemn, convict

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PROB/PROV

Latin: Prove good, approve

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Approbation

N: Praise or approval
Root: PROB
syn: Commendation
Ant: Condemnation

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Reprobate

N: A dishonest or immoral person; a scoundrel
Root: PROB
Syn: Delinquent

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Reprove

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