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perpetrator
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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someone who has does something wrong — usually something illegal
  • ...Church Nativity When I suggested that his response to their presence in the congregation had been radical and severe, he dismissed me in a fashion he'd perfected— by forgiving me for what I couldn't be expected to know, and what he would never explain to me: that old UNSPEAKABLE OUTRAGE that the Catholics had perpetrated, and his parents' inability to rise above what amounted to the RELIGIOUS PERSECUTION they had suffered; yet it was my opinion that Owen was persecuting his parents.
    p. 240.0

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