culprit[ kuhl-prit ]SEE DEFINITION OF culprit
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There was a refreshing novelty in this case, where one of themselves was the culprit.
I passed through the gossiping crowd with bread and water for my culprit.
She looked like a culprit whom direst vengeance had overtaken at last.
No culprit was ever required to bear witness against himself!
The misunderstanding was an unfortunate affair for the culprit.
No one else had done it, and therefore Louisiana, who had quit the country, must have been the culprit.
The authorities were never able to lay hands on the culprit.
The crime was even secondary to the personality of the culprit with them.
So Beorn was not the culprit, nor was his phantom-self from the Klondike.
The matter of discovering and punishing the culprit devolved on Lambert alone.