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perpetrator
used in Northanger Abbey

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Definition
someone who has does something wrong — usually something illegal
  • Could they be perpetrated without being known, in a country like this, where social and literary intercourse is on such a footing, where every man is surrounded by a neighbourhood of voluntary spies, and where roads and newspapers lay everything open?
    Chapter 24 (98% in)

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