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perpetrator
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

3 uses
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Definition
someone who has does something wrong — usually something illegal
  • But who perpetrated that joke, let me ask? neither you nor myself, but Fernand; you knew very well that I threw the paper into a corner of the room—indeed, I fancied I had destroyed it.
    Chapters 5-6 (53% in)
  • From this view of things, then, comes the axiom that if you visit to discover the author of any bad action, seek first to discover the person to whom the perpetration of that bad action could be in any way advantageous.
    Chapters 17-18 (16% in)
  • "That assassination was a mysterious affair," said Villefort, "and the perpetrators have hitherto escaped detection, although suspicion has fallen on the head of more than one person."
    Chapters 57-58 (77% in)

There are no more uses of "perpetrator" in The Count of Monte Cristo.

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