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Mystery Terms

Accomplice Partner in a criminal act.
Alibi A lie told to cover up where a person really was during a crime
Alias An alternate identity
Avarice Greed
Deduction A logical process of thinking
Eccentric Odd, quirky
Gaunt Sunken face
Motive The reason behind an act
Pseudonym Fake name
Scrutinize To study carefully
Sleuth A detective
Swanky An older kind of rich
Irony The unexpected
Foreshadowing A hint at something to come in the future
Red Herrings Something that throws the detective off track
Created by: 23mayejaxs