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Crimin

Latin. Crimen means 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 means 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 means burden
Onus, Onerous, Exonerate

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Onus

N. Burden of obligation
Root: Onus
Syn: Duty

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Onerous

Adj. Unpleasant and burdensome
Root: Onus
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 means to 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