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Crimin

Latin: crimen "crime, charge of crime"

Decriminalize, incriminate, recrimination

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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

Latin: culpare, culpatum "to blame"

Culpable, culprit, mea culpa

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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

Latin: onus "burden"

Onus, onerous, exonerate

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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

Latin: probare, probatum "prove good, approve"

Approbation, reprobate, reprove

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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