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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

Interjection. 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

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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 "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