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Mystery Vocab 1

Investigation A searching inquiry for ascertaining facts; detailed or careful examination.
Detective A member of the police or investigator whose is to found clues and the solution to a problem/mystery
Suspicious Inclined to suspect, especially inclined to suspect evil; distrustful
Culprit A person or other agent guilty of or responsible for an offense or fault.
Clues Evidence
Motive Something to make a person act a certain way.
Alibi The defense by an accused person of having been elsewhere at the time of the crime.
Evidence That which tends to prove or disprove something; ground for belief; proof.
Infer To guess
Interrogate To ask questions sometimes to seek answers
Investigate To examine, study, or inquire into systematically; search or examine into the particulars of; examine in detail.
Red Herring Something intended to divert attention from the real problem or matter at hand; a misleading clue. Or something to throw you off track of the real problem
Sleuth A detective.
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