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culprit
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War and Peace
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  • The soldiers in the yard, hearing the shot, came into the passage asking what had happened, and expressed their readiness to punish the culprits, but the officer sternly checked them.
  • According to their accounts a reaction took place at that time in Russia also, and the chief culprit was Alexander I, the same man who according to them was the chief cause of the liberal movement at the commencement of his reign, being the savior of Russia.
  • (This shrubbery was a well-known haven of refuge for culprits at Otradnoe.

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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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