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Latin "crime, charge of crime"
Decriminalize, incriminate, recrimination

Crimin

1

V. To do away with legal penalties for
Root: crimin

Descriminalize

2

V. To reveal guilt or make (someone) appear guilty
Root: crimin
Syn: implicate
Ant: acquire

Incriminate

3

N. an accusation made in reply; a countercharge
Root: crimin
Syn: rebuke

Recrimination

4

Latin "to blame"
Culpable, culprit, mea cupla

Culprit

5

Adj. deserving blame
Root: culp
Syn: liable
Ant: blameless

Culpable

6

N. one responsible for a crime
Root: culp
Syn: perpetrator

Culprit

7

Statement uttered to show personal responsibility for a wrong
Root: culp

Mea culpa

8

Latin "burden"
Onus, onerous, exonerate

Onus/oner

9

N. burden or obligation
Root: onus/oner
Syn: duty

Onus

10

Adj. unpleasant and burdensome
Root: onus/oner
Syn:demanding
Ant: easy

Onerous

11

V. To prove not guilty
Root: onus/oner
Syn: acquit
Ant: condemn, convict

Exonerate

12

Latin "prove good, approve
Approbation, reprobate, reprove

Prob/prov

13

N. praise or approval
Root: prob/prov
Syn: commendation
Ant: condemnation

Approbation

14

N. dishonest or immoral person; a scoundrel
Root: prob/prov
Syn: delinquent

Reprobate

15

V. To scold or criticize
Root: prob/prov
Syn: chide
Ant: praise

Reprove