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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
Syn: implicate
Ant: acquit

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Recrimination

Noun, an accusation made in reply; a counter charge
Root: CRIMIN
Syn: rebuke

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CUL

Latin, means "to blame"

Culpable, culprit, mea culpa

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Culpable

Adj., deserving blame
Root: CULP
Syn: liable
Ant: blameless

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Culprit

Noun, one responsible for a crime
Root: CULP
Syn: perpetrator

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Mea Culpa

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

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ONUS/ONER

Latin, means burden

Onus, onerous, exonerate

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Onus

Noun, burden or obligation
Root: ONUS/ONER

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Onerous

Adj., unpleasant and burdensome
Root: ONUS/ONER
Syn: demanding
Ant: easy

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Exonerate

Verb, to prove not guilty
Root: ONUS/ONER
Syn: acquit
Ant: 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
Syn: commendation
Ant: condemnation

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Reprobate

Noun, a dishonest or immortal person; a scoundrel
Root: PROB/PROV
Syn: delinquent

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Reprove

Verb, to scold or criticize
Root: PROB/PROV
Syn: chide
Ant: praise