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Crimin

Latin Crimen "crime, charge of crime"

decriminalize, incriminalize, recrimination

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decriminalize

PartOfSpeech: verb
Definition: to do away with legal penalties for

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incriminalize

PartOfSpeech: verb
Definition: to reveal guilt or make (someone) appear guilty
Synonym: implicate
Antonym: acquit

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recrimination

PartOfSpeech: noun
Definition: an accusation made in reply; a counter-charge
Synonym: rebuke

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Culp

Latin Culpare, Culpatum "to blame"

culpable, culprit, mea culpa

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culpable

PartOfSpeech: adjective
Definition: deserving blame
Synonym: liable
Antonym: blameless

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culprit

PartOfSpeech: noun
Definition: one responsible for a crime
Synonym: perpetrator

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mea culpa

PartOfSpeech: interjection
Definition: statement uttered to show personal responsibility for a wrong

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onus/oner

Latin Onus "burden"

onus, onerous, exonerate

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onus

PartOfSpeech: nnoun
Definition: burden or obligation
Synonym: duty

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onerous

PartOfSpeech: adjective
Definition: unpleasant and burdensome
Synonym: demanding
Antonym: easy

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exonerate

PartOfSpeech: verb
Definition: to prove not guilty
Synonym: acquit
Antonym: condemn, convict

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Prob/prov

Latin Probare, Probatum "prove good, approve"

approbation, reprobate, reprove

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approbation

PartOfSpeech: noun
Definition: praise or approval
Synonym: commendation
Antonym: condemnation

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reprobate

PartOfSpeech: noun
Definition: a dishonest or immoral person; a scoundrel
Synonym: delinquent

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reprove

PartOfSpeech: verb
Definition: to scold or criticize
Synonym: chide
Antonym: praise