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synonyms for culprit
- guilty party
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How to use culprit in a sentence
Gartner cited the pandemic as the primary culprit, due to shelter-in-place rules that resulted in people spending less on mobile devices.This smartphone maker’s sales dropped the most due to COVID-19 | jonathanvanian2015 | August 25, 2020 | Fortune
Oh says the main culprit behind the upcoming death of the Hyades is the Milky Way.Milky Way’s tidal forces are shredding a nearby star cluster | Ken Croswell | August 18, 2020 | Science News For Students
As a result, the Deccan Traps still hadn’t been ruled out as the main culprit of the dinos’ die-off.An asteroid impact, not volcanism, may have made Earth unlivable for dinosaurs | Megan Sever | July 17, 2020 | Science News
So even though much of the evidence so far points to the impact as the mass extinction culprit, uncertainty still lingers.An asteroid impact, not volcanism, may have made Earth unlivable for dinosaurs | Megan Sever | July 17, 2020 | Science News
Now, a global inventory of methane sources reveals the major culprits behind rising methane pollution in the 21st century.Agriculture and fossil fuels are driving record-high methane emissions | Maria Temming | July 14, 2020 | Science News
Plus there is another problem that the viruses pose—the problem that apparently is the culprit this year—they evolve.When You Get the Flu This Winter, You Can Blame Anti-Vaxxers | Kent Sepkowitz | January 1, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
But there seems little doubt that North Korea was the primary culprit.Inside the ‘Surprisingly Great’ North Korean Hacker Hotel | Michael Daly | December 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Well, so much for Obama being the sole culprit for why we think America is on the wrong track.
In terms of the earth's history, complex life was relatively slow to evolve—and a new study finds a simple culprit.Why Did It Take So Long For Complex Life To Evolve On Earth? Blame Oxygen. | Matthew R. Francis | November 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In both cases, the culprit is one perceived to be “the Other”: gays, the African president, whatever.Liberian Pastors Blame Ebola on Gays, The Right Blames Obama | Jay Michaelson | October 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
And he walked into Lombard Street with the feelings of a culprit walking up the scaffold to his execution.
She had called the culprit to her desk just before the noon recess and now showed her the enormity of her offenses.The Girls of Central High on the Stage | Gertrude W. Morrison
All the wrong wrought was his, and yet he sat there, calmly eying me, as though he were a righteous judge and I the culprit.The Soldier of the Valley | Nelson Lloyd
You inflict a punishment which confers honour on the culprit in the eyes of the only persons for whose opinion he cares.The Chequers | James Runciman
And we'll make fun of the fact that your maid recognized Miss Galloway as the culprit.The Weight of the Crown | Fred M. White
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