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Crimin

“crime, charge of crime”
Latin

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Culp

to blame
Latinwav

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Onus/ oner

Burden
Latin

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Prob / prov

prove good, approve
Latin

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DECRIMINALIZE

v. To do away with legal penalties for

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INCRIMINATE

v. To reveal guilt or make (someone) appear guilty
syn: implicate ant: acquit

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RECRIMINATION

n. An accusation made in reply; a counter-charge
Syn: rebuke

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CULPABLE

adj. Deserving blame
syn: liable ant: blameless

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CULPRIT

n. One responsible for a crime
syn: perpetrator

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MEA CULP

interjection Statement uttered to show personal responsibility for a wrong

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ONUS

n. Burden or obligation
syn: duty

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Onerous

adj. Unpleasant and burdensome
syn: demanding ant: easy

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EXONERATE

v. To prove not guilty
syn: acquit ant: condemn, convict

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APPROBATION

n. Praise or approval
syn: commendation ant: condemnation

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REPROBATE

n. A dishonest or immoral person; a scoundrel
syn: delinquent

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REPROVE

v. To scold or criticiz
syn: chide ant: praise