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Crimin (root)

Latin; "crime, charge of crime"
Words: 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
Synonym: implicate
Antonym: acquit

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Recrimination

n. an accusation made in reply; a countercharge
Synonym: rebuke

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Culp (root)

Latin; "to blame"
Words: culpable, culprit, mea culpa

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Culpable

adj. deserving blame
Synonym: liable
Antonym: blameless

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Culprit

n. one responsible for a crime
Synonym: perpetrator

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Mea culpa

Interjection. Statement to show personal responsibility for a wrong

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Onus/oner (root)

Latin; "burden"
Words: onus, onerous, exonerate

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Onus

n. burden or obligation
Synonym: duty

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Onerous

adj. unpleasant and burdensome
Synonym: demanding
Antonym: easy

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Exonerate

adj. unpleasant and burdensome
Synonym: demanding
Antonym: easy

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Prob/prov (root)

Latin; "prove good, approve"
Words: approbation, reprobate, reprove

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Approbation

n. praise or approval
Synonym: commendation
Antonym: condemnation

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Reprobate

n. a dishonest or immoral person; a scoundrel
Synonym: delinquent

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Reprove

v. To scold or criticize
Synonym: chide
Antonym: praise