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CRIMIN

“Latin CRIMEN “crime, charge of crime”

Incriminate, decriminalize, recrimination

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Decriminalize

“v. To do away with legal penalties for”
Root- crimen

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Incriminate

“v. To reveal guilt or make (someone) appear guilty”
Root- crimen
syn: implicate
ant: acquit

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Recrimination

“n. An accusation made in reply; a counter-charge”
Root- crimen
syn: rebuke

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CULP

“Latin CULPARE, CULPATUM “to blame”

Culpable, culprit, mea culpa

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Culpable

“CULPABLE (kul´ pə bəl) 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/oner
syn: duty

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Onerous

“adj. Unpleasant and burdensome”
Root- onus/ oner
“syn: demanding
ant: easy”

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Exonerate

“v. To prove not guilty”
Root- onus/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/prove
syn: commendation
ant: condemnation

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Reprobate

“n. A dishonest or immoral person; a scoundrel”
Root- prob/ prov
syn: delinquent

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Reprove

“v. To scold or criticize”
Root- prob/ prov
syn: chide
ant: praise