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Definitionsomeone responsible for a wrongdoing — especially a criminal
- An unhappy culprit, found guilty of imperfect exercise, approaches at his command.Chapters 7-9 (4% in)
- The culprit falters excuses, and professes a determination to do better tomorrow.Chapters 7-9 (4% in)
There are no more uses of "culprit" in David Copperfield.
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