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culprit

noun

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a person who has committed a crime
  • the police caught the culprit a mere two blocks from the scene of the crime

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The first known use of culprit was in 1678

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“Culprit.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/culprit. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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