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perpetrator
used in Atlas Shrugged

4 uses
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Definition
someone who has does something wrong — usually something illegal
  • How can you face anyone after the sort of irresponsible destruction you've perpetrated in that Mexican business?
    1.6 Part 1 Chapter 6 — The Non-Commercial (64% in)
  • If the snide stunt you people perpetrated on the Phoenix-Durango was done for the purpose of saving yourself from the necessity of effort, this is to give you notice that you will not get away with it.
    1.4 Part 1 Chapter 4 — The Immovable Movers (73% in)
  • Observe the triple fraud which he perpetrates upon himself.
    2.4 Part 2 Chapter 4 — The Sanction of the Victim (88% in)
  • I cannot work under the terms of Directive 10-289-though not for the reason its perpetrators intended.
    2.9 Part 2 Chapter 9 — The Face Without Pain or Fear or Guilt (57% in)

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