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Crimin

Latin: means "crime, charge of crime"
Decriminalize, incriminate, recrimination

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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) feel guilty
Root: Crimin
Syn: implicate
Ant: acquit

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Recrimination

N. An accusation made in reply; a counter-charge
Root: Crimin
Syn: rebuke

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Culp

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

N. 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

N. Burden or obligation
Root: Onus
Syn: duty

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Onerous

Adj. Unpleasant and burdensome
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: means "prove good, approve"
Approbation, reprobate, reprove

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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