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CRIMEN

Latin
Crime, charge in crime

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Decriminalize

V. To do away with legal penalties for
Root. crimem

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Incriminate

V. To reveal guilty
Root.Crimem
Syn. Implicate
Ant. Aquit

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Recrimination

N. an accusation made in reply
Root.Crimem
Syn.rebuke

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CULP

Latin
Too 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 to show responsibility for something done wrong
Root.Culp

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ONUS/ONER

Latin
Burden

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Onus

N. burden or obligation
Root.onus
Syn.duty

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Onerous

Adj. unpleasant and burdensome
Root.Crimem
Syn.demanding
Ant. Easy

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Exonerate

V. To prove not guilty
Root.oner
Syn.aquit
Ant. Prove guilty, 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

V. Immoral person
Root.prob
Syn. Delinquent

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Reprove

V. To scold or criticize
Root. Prob
Syn.chide
Ant.praise