World Lit unit 10 vocab

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CRIMIN

Latin Crimen "crime, charge of crime"

decriminalize

v. to do away with legal penalties for

incriminate

v. to reveal guilt or make someone appear guilty

incriminate syn/ant

syn: implicate
ant:acquit

recrimination

n. an accusation made in reply; a countercharge

recrimination syn

syn: rebuke

CULP

latinn CULPARE, CULPATUM "to blame:

culpable

adj. deserving blame

culpable syn/ ant

syn: liable
ant: blameless

culprit

n. one responsible fore a crime

culprit

syn: prepetrator

mea culpa

interjection statement uttered to show personal responsibility

ONUS/ ONER

latin ONUS "burden"

onus

n. burden or obligation

onus syn

duty

onerous

adj. unpleasant and burdensome

onerous syn/ ant

syn: demanding
ant: easy

exonerate

v. to prove not guilty

exonerate syn/ ant

syn: acquit
ant: condemn, convict

Prob/Prov

latin Probare probatum "prove good, approve"

reprobate

n. a dishonest or immoral person; a scoundrel

reprobate syn

syn: delinquent

reprove

v. to scold or criticize

reprove syn/ant

syn: chide
ant: praise

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