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ROOT: crimin

LATIN; crimen
MEANING: crime, charge of crime
WORDS: decriminalize, incriminate, recrimination

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Decriminalize

P.O.S: verb
MEANING: to do away with legal penalties for
Root: crimin

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Incriminate

P.O.S: verb
MEANING: to reveal guilt or make (someone) appear guilty
Syn: implicate
Ant: acquit
Root: crimin

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Recrimination

P.O.S: noun
MEANING: an accusation made in reply; a counter-charge
Syn: rebuke
Root: crimin

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ROOT: culp

LATIN; culpare, culpatum
MEANING: to blame
Words: culpable, culprit, mea culpa

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Culpable

P.O.S: adjective
MEANING: deserving blame
Syn: liable
Ant: blameless
Root: culp

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Culprit

P.O.S: noun
MEANING: one responsible for a crime
Syn: perpetrator
Root: culp

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Mea culpa

P.O.S: interjection
MEANING: statement uttered to show personal responsibility for a wrong
Root: culp

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ROOT: onus/ oner

LATIN; onus
MEANING: burden
Words: onus, onerous, exonerate

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Onus

P.O.S: noun
Meaning: burden or obligation
Syn: duty
Root: onus/oner

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Onerous

P.O.S: adjective
MEANING: unpleasant and burdensome
Syn: demanding
Ant: easy
Root: onus/oner

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Exonerate

P.O.S: verb
MEANING: to prove not guilty
Syn: acquit
Ant: condemn, convict
root: onus/oner

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ROOT: prov/prob

LATIN: probare, probatum
Meaning: prove good, approve
Words: approbation, reprobate, reprove

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Approbation

P.O.S: noun
MEANING: praise or approval
Syn: commendation
Ant: condemnation
Root: prob/prov

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Reprobate

P.O.S: noun
Meaning: a dishonest or immoral person; scoundrel
Syn: delinquent
Root: prob/prov

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Reprove

P.O.S: verb
Meaning: to scold or criticize
Syn: chide
Ant: praise
Root: prob/prov