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culpable
used in Middlemarch

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Definition
guilty of something or deserving blame
  • Brooke was really culpable; he ought to have hindered it.
    Book 1 — Miss Brooke (53% in)
  • A young man for whom two such elders had devoted themselves would indeed be culpable if he threw himself away and made their sacrifices vain.
    Book 6 — The Widow and Wife (37% in)
  • There had been not only her intimacy with Mrs. Bulstrode, but also a profitable business relation of the great Plymdale dyeing house with Mr. Bulstrode, which on the one hand would have inclined her to desire that the mildest view of his character should be the true one, but on the other, made her the more afraid of seeming to palliate his culpability.
    Book 8 — Sunset and Sunrise (13% in)

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