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culprit
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Great Expectations
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  • Also, they stood about the door of the Jolly Bargemen, with knowing and reserved looks that filled the whole neighborhood with admiration; and they had a mysterious manner of taking their drink, that was almost as good as taking the culprit.
  • As I declined the proposal on the plea of an appointment, he was so good as to take me into a yard and show me where the gallows was kept, and also where people were publicly whipped, and then he showed me the Debtors’ Door, out of which culprits came to be hanged; heightening the interest of that dreadful portal by giving me to understand that "four on ’em" would come out at that door the day after to-morrow at eight in the morning, to be killed in a row.

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  • We will find and punish the culprit.
  • Who are the culprits?
    Roald Dahl  --  Charlie And The Chocolate Factory

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