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CRIMIN

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

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DECRIMINALIZE

V. To do away with legal penalties for

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INCRIMINATE

V. To reveal guilt or make (someone) appear guilty
Syn: implicate ant: acquit

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RECRIMINATION

N. An accusation made in reply; a counter-charge.
Syn: rebuke

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CULP

Latin
"To blame"
Culpable, culprit, mea culpa

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CULPABLE

Adj. deserving blame
Syn: liable ant: blameless

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CULPRIT

N. one responsible for a crime.
Sun: perpetrator

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MEA CULPA

Interjection. Statement uttered to show personal responsibility for a wrong.

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ONUS/ONER

Latin
"Burden"
Onus, onerous, exonerate

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ONUS

N. burden or obligation.
Syn: duty

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ONEROUS

Adj. unpleasant and burdensome.
Syn: demanding ant: easy

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EXONERATE

V. To prove not guilty.
Syn: acquit ant: condemn, convict

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PROB/PROV

Latin
"Prove good, approve"

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APPROBATION

N. praise or approval.
Syn: commendation ant: condemnation

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REPROBATE

N. a dishonest or immoral person; a scoundrel.
Syn: delinquent

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REPROVE

V. To scold or criticize.
Syn: chide ant: praise