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CRIMIN

Latin: "crime, charge of crime"
Decriminalize, Incriminate, Recrimination

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CULP

Latin: "to blame"
Culpable, Culprit, Mea Culpa

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ONUS/ONER

Latin: "burden"
Onus, Onerous, Exonerate

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PROB/PROV

Latin: "prove good, approve"
Approbation, Reprobate, Reprove

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Decriminalize

Definition: v. To do way with legal penalties for.
Root: CRIMIN

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Incriminate

Definition: v. To reveal guilt or make (someone) appear guilty.
Root: CRIMIN
Synonym: Implicate
Antonym: Acquit

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Recrimination

Definition: n. An accusation made in reply; a counter-charge.
Root: CRIMIN
Synonym: Rebuke

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Culpable

Definition: adj. Deserving blame.
Root: CULP
Synonym: Liable
Antonym: Blameless

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Culprit

Definition: n. One responsible for a crime.
Root: CULP
Synonym: Perpetrator

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Mea Culpa

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

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Onus

Definition: n. Burden or obligation.
Root: ONUS/ONER
Synonym: Duty

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Onerous

Definition: adj. Unpleasant and burdensome.
Root: ONUS/ONER
Synonym: Demanding
Antonym: Easy

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Exonerate

Definition: v. To prove not guilty.
Root: ONUS/ONER
Synonym: Acquit
Antonym: Condemn, Convict

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Approbation

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

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Reprobate

Definition: n. A dishonest or immoral person; a scoundrel.
Root: PROB/PROV
Synonym: Delinquent

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Reprove

Definition: v. To scold or criticize.
Root: PROB/PROV
Synonym: Chide
Antonym: Praise