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CRIMIN

Latin. Means "crime, charge of crime.
Decriminalize, Incriminate, Recrimination.

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Decriminalize

Verb. To do away with legal penalties for.
Root: CRIMIN

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Incriminate

Verb. To reveal guilt or make someone appear guilty.
Root: CRIMIN
Synonym: implicate
Antonym: acquit

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Recrimination

Noun. An accusation made in a reply; a counter-charge.
Root: CRIMEN
Synonym: rebuke

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CULP

Latin. Means "to blame".
Culpable, Culprit, Mea Culpa.

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Culpable

Adjective. Deserving blame.
Root: CULP
Synonym: liable
Antonym: blameless

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Culprit

Noun. One responsible for a crime.
Root: CULP
Synonym: perpetrator

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Mea Culpa

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

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ONUS/ONUR

Latin. Means "burden".
Onus, Onerous, Exonerate

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Onus

Noun. Burden or obligation.
Root: ONUS/ONER
Synonym: duty

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Onerous

Adjective. Unpleasant and burdensome.
Root: ONUS\ONER
Synonym: demanding
Antonym: easy

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Exonerate

Verb. To prove not guilty.
Root: ONUS/ONER
Synonym: acquit
Antonym: condemn, convict

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PROB/PROV

Latin. Means "prove good, approve".
Approbation, Reprobate, Reprove.

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Approbation

Noun. Praise or approval.
Root: PROB/PROV
Synonym: Commendation
Antonym: Condemnation

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Reprove

Verb. To scold or criticize.
Root: PROB/PROV
Synonym: chide
Antonym: praise

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Reprobate

Noun. A dishonest or immoral person; a scoundrel
Root: PROB/PROV
Synonym: delinquent