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Crimin

Latin
Crime, charge of crime

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Decriminalize

Verb
To do away with legal penalties for

3

Incriminate

Verb
To reveal guilt or make (someone) appear guilty
Syn: implicate
Ant: acquit

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Recrimination

Noun
An accusation made in reply; a counter charge
Syn: rebuke

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Culp

Latin
To blame

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Culpable

Adjective
Deserving blame
Syn: liable
Ant: blameless

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Culprit

Noun
One responsible for a crime
Syn: perpetrator

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Mea culpa

Interjection
Statement uttered to show personal responsibility for a wrong

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Onus/Oner

Latin
Burden

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Onus

Noun
Burden or obligation
Syn: duty

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Onerous

Adjective
Unpleasant and burdensome
Syn: demanding
Ant: easy

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Exonerate

Verb
To prove not guilty
Syn: acquit
Ant: condemn, convict

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Prob/Prov

Latin
Prove good, approve

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Approbation

Noun
Praise or approval
Syn: commendation
Ant: condemnation

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Reprobate

Noun
A dishonest or immortal person; a scoundrel
Syn: Delinquent

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Reprove

Verb
To scold or criticize
Syn: chide
Ant: praise