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CRIMIN

Crime, charge of crime

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Decriminalize

To do away with legal penalties for

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Incriminate

To reveal guilt or make (someone) appear guilty

Syn: Implicate Ant: Acquit

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Recrimination

An accusation made in reply; a counter charge

Syn: Rebuke

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CULP

To blame

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Culpable

Deserving blame

Syn: Liable Ant: Blameless

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Culprit

One responsible for a crime

Syn: Perpetrator

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Mea Culpa

Statement uttered to show personal responsibility for a wrong

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ONUS/ONER

Burden

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Onus

Burden or obligation

Syn: Duty

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Onerous

Unpleasant and burdensome

Syn: Demanding Ant: Easy

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Exonerate

To prove not guilty

Syn: Acquit Ant: Condemn, convict

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PROB/PROV

Prove good, approve

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Approbation

Praise or approval

Syn: Commendation Ant: Condemnation

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Reprobate

A dishonest or immoral person; a scoundrel

Syn: Delinquent

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Reprove

To scold or criticize

Syn: Chide Ant: Praise