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Synonyms for culprit
ˈkʌl prɪtcul·prit

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  1. culprit

    Synonyms:
    offender, criminal, delinquent, malefactor

    Antonyms:
    example, pattern, model, hero, saint

Princeton's WordNet

  1. perpetrator, culpritnoun

    someone who perpetrates wrongdoing

    Synonyms:
    perpetrator

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. culpritnoun

    Synonyms:
    criminal, malefactor, delinquent, felon

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. culpritnoun

    Synonyms:
    offender, malefactor, delinquent, criminal sinner

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "culprit":

    guilty, guilt

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How to use culprit in a sentence?

  1. Atlantic Equities analyst Chris Wheeler:

    The biggest culprit remains FICC, which continues to also be a very capital intensive business.

  2. Andrew Watkins:

    The key culprit of our current and expected conditions is one of the strongest positive Indian Ocean dipole events on record.

  3. Atlantic Equities analyst Chris Wheeler:

    The first quarter has been brutal, and has revealed the extent to which the fixed cost base – IT, infrastructure, salaries - absorbs a large portion of the much lower revenues, the biggest culprit remains FICC, which continues to also be a very capital intensive business.

  4. Alessio Fasano:

    This gentleman during World War II noted that the mortality of celiac disease was zero, and he didn't realize immediately why until when the war was over and the mortality went back to the pre-war era, something during the war that was missing was the culprit, and one of the commodities that was missing was wheat. As a matter of fact, flour during the war was made with potato starch and not with wheat.

  5. Yeb Sano:

    What is clear is that the common culprit across the globe is the burning of fossil fuels -- coal, oil and gas -- worsened by the cutting down of our forests, what we need to see is our leaders thinking seriously about our health and the climate by looking at a fair transition out of fossil fuels while telling us clearly the level of our air quality, so that steps can be taken to tackle this health and climate crisis.

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