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CRIMIN

“crime, charge of crime” Latin

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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 counter-charge”
Root: crimin
syn: rebuke

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CULP

“to blame” Latin

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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

“burden” Latin

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ONUS

“n. Burden or obligation”
Root: onus
syn: duty

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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

“prove good, approve” Latin

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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