Inculpable, unblamed, blameless, unblamable, clean-handed, irreproachable, unreproached, unimpeachable, unimpeached, unexceptionable, inerrable, unerring, salvable.
Harmless, inoffensive, unoffending, dovelike, lamblike, pure, uncorrupted, undefiled, undepraved, undebauched, unhardened, unsophisticated, unreproved.
(Phrase). Innocent as an unborn babe.
(Adverbs). Innocently, etc., with clean hands, with a clear conscience.
Misconduct, misbehaviour, misdoing, malpractice, malefaction, malfeasance, misprision, deviation from rectitude, dereliction, corpus delicti.
Indiscretion, peccadillo, lapse, slip, trip, faux pas, fault, error, flaw, blot, omission, failure.
Misdeed, offence, trespass, transgression, misdemeanour, delinquency, felony, sin, crime, enormity, atrocity.
Science of crime: Criminology.
(Phrase). Besetting sin.
A good fellow, a good sort, a trump.
Knave, rogue, rascal, scoundrel, scamp, scapegrace, scalawag, varlet, vaurien, blighter, rotter, good- for-nothing, son of a gun, blackguard, sweep, loose fish, bad egg, bad lot, vagabond, mauvais sujet, cur, sad dog, drôle de corps, raff, rip, rascallion, rapscallion, slubberdegullion, cullion, roisterer, Mohock, rowdy, hooligan, larrikin, apache, reprobate, roué, recreant, jail-bird, crook, guetapens, villain, outlaw, outcast, ruffian, miscreant, caitiff, wretch, âme damnée, castaway, monster, Jonathan Wild, Jack Sheppard, Lazarillo de Tormes, Scapin, see 941.
Cur, dog, hound, skunk, viper, serpent, cockatrice, basilisk, reptile, urchin, tiger, imp, demon, devil, devil incarnate, cannibal, Mephistopheles 978, Jezebel, hell-hound, son of Belial, hell-cat, cut-throat, particeps criminis, incendiary.
Self-reproach, self-reproof, qualms or prickings of conscience, self-condemnation.
Confession, acknowledgment, shrift, apology, peccavi, locus pnitenti, mea culpa.
(Phrases). The stool of repentance; the cutty-stool; an awakened conscience.
(Verbs). To repent, regret, rue, repine, deplore, be sorry for.
(Phrases). To have a weight on one's mind; to plead guilty; to sing miserere or de profundis; to cry peccavi; to eat humble pie; to turn over a new leaf; to put on the new man.
To confess 529, acknowledge, apologise, to shrive oneself, humble oneself, to reclaim, to turn from sin, to stand in a white sheet.
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