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On Monday, he recast the accusation to say it was specific individuals posting dangerous information who are culpable.

I think people who are not on their radar, or considered low level now, will be found more culpable, and those higher-level people will get significant sentences.

As its database further grows, however, we could see a new GWAS landscape, powered by millions of data points, that hunts down culpable genes at breakneck speed—informing treatment decisions to save lives.

Media houses that rolled over for India’s rulers are equally culpable.

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NBC 7 San Diego seemed to provide one of the most significant revelations last week that Gloria was culpable not just of approving it and enthusiastically supporting it but of perhaps fraudulently pushing it through approval.

How culpable are sites like Facebook, Google, and Apple in aiding potential spying, and the loss of privacy?

Russia should be regarded as culpable if separatists brought down this plane.

I viewed the Zooey character as the colder one, and more culpable.

But looking over decades of celebrity shots provokes a startling revelation: we're culpable too.

Moreover, American political figures who have proudly associated with The Family and with Rick Warren are culpable as well.

More foolish, more culpable weakness was never shown than in thus yielding to these schemes.

And if justice be not done, they are also culpable;—because of the want of such a power justice is not to be undone.

A sovereign could not, without a culpable sacrifice of his personal dignity, persist longer in such a contest.

They relate to the culpable remissness of these Knoxville leaders in failing to volunteer in the cause of the Confederacy.

The persons really culpable were those who sent them out without a proper staff, and without the smallest foresight.


On this page you'll find 55 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to culpable, such as: guilty, impeachable, liable, reprehensible, responsible, and amiss.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.