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  1. forensics
    the use of scientific techniques in criminal investigations
    alibi
    clue
    crime
    deduction
    detective
    flashback
    forensics
    foreshadowing
    hunch
    investigation
    motive
    mystery
    plot
    red herring
    setting
    sleuth
    suspect
    suspense
    victim
    witness
  2. red herring
    something intended to distract attention from the main issue
    alibi
    clue
    crime
    deduction
    detective
    flashback
    forensics
    foreshadowing
    hunch
    investigation
    motive
    mystery
    plot
    red herring
    setting
    sleuth
    suspect
    suspense
    victim
    witness
  3. foreshadowing
    the act of providing vague advance indications
    alibi
    clue
    crime
    deduction
    detective
    flashback
    forensics
    foreshadowing
    hunch
    investigation
    motive
    mystery
    plot
    red herring
    setting
    sleuth
    suspect
    suspense
    victim
    witness
  4. flashback
    a transition in a story to an earlier event or scene
    alibi
    clue
    crime
    deduction
    detective
    flashback
    forensics
    foreshadowing
    hunch
    investigation
    motive
    mystery
    plot
    red herring
    setting
    sleuth
    suspect
    suspense
    victim
    witness
  5. alibi
    proof that someone accused of a crime could not have done it
    alibi
    clue
    crime
    deduction
    detective
    flashback
    forensics
    foreshadowing
    hunch
    investigation
    motive
    mystery
    plot
    red herring
    setting
    sleuth
    suspect
    suspense
    victim
    witness
  6. sleuth
    a detective who follows a trail
    alibi
    clue
    crime
    deduction
    detective
    flashback
    forensics
    foreshadowing
    hunch
    investigation
    motive
    mystery
    plot
    red herring
    setting
    sleuth
    suspect
    suspense
    victim
    witness
  7. foreshadow
    indicate by signs
    alibi
    clue
    crime
    deduction
    detective
    flashback
    forensics
    foreshadowing
    hunch
    investigation
    motive
    mystery
    plot
    red herring
    setting
    sleuth
    suspect
    suspense
    victim
    witness
  8. hunch
    an impression that something might be the case
    alibi
    clue
    crime
    deduction
    detective
    flashback
    forensics
    foreshadowing
    hunch
    investigation
    motive
    mystery
    plot
    red herring
    setting
    sleuth
    suspect
    suspense
    victim
    witness
  9. herring
    a commercially important fish that is often eaten as food
    alibi
    clue
    crime
    deduction
    detective
    flashback
    forensics
    foreshadowing
    hunch
    investigation
    motive
    mystery
    plot
    red herring
    setting
    sleuth
    suspect
    suspense
    victim
    witness
  10. deduction
    the act of removing a part from the whole
    alibi
    clue
    crime
    deduction
    detective
    flashback
    forensics
    foreshadowing
    hunch
    investigation
    motive
    mystery
    plot
    red herring
    setting
    sleuth
    suspect
    suspense
    victim
    witness
  11. suspense
    an uncertain cognitive state
    alibi
    clue
    crime
    deduction
    detective
    flashback
    forensics
    foreshadowing
    hunch
    investigation
    motive
    mystery
    plot
    red herring
    setting
    sleuth
    suspect
    suspense
    victim
    witness
  12. clue
    evidence that helps to solve a problem
    alibi
    clue
    crime
    deduction
    detective
    flashback
    forensics
    foreshadowing
    hunch
    investigation
    motive
    mystery
    plot
    red herring
    setting
    sleuth
    suspect
    suspense
    victim
    witness
  13. detective
    a police officer who investigates crimes
    alibi
    clue
    crime
    deduction
    detective
    flashback
    forensics
    foreshadowing
    hunch
    investigation
    motive
    mystery
    plot
    red herring
    setting
    sleuth
    suspect
    suspense
    victim
    witness
  14. investigation
    an inquiry into unfamiliar or questionable activities
    alibi
    clue
    crime
    deduction
    detective
    flashback
    forensics
    foreshadowing
    hunch
    investigation
    motive
    mystery
    plot
    red herring
    setting
    sleuth
    suspect
    suspense
    victim
    witness
  15. plot
    a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation
    alibi
    clue
    crime
    deduction
    detective
    flashback
    forensics
    foreshadowing
    hunch
    investigation
    motive
    mystery
    plot
    red herring
    setting
    sleuth
    suspect
    suspense
    victim
    witness
  16. motive
    the reason that arouses action toward a desired goal
    alibi
    clue
    crime
    deduction
    detective
    flashback
    forensics
    foreshadowing
    hunch
    investigation
    motive
    mystery
    plot
    red herring
    setting
    sleuth
    suspect
    suspense
    victim
    witness
  17. setting
    the physical position of something
    alibi
    clue
    crime
    deduction
    detective
    flashback
    forensics
    foreshadowing
    hunch
    investigation
    motive
    mystery
    plot
    red herring
    setting
    sleuth
    suspect
    suspense
    victim
    witness
  18. mystery
    something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained
    alibi
    clue
    crime
    deduction
    detective
    flashback
    forensics
    foreshadowing
    hunch
    investigation
    motive
    mystery
    plot
    red herring
    setting
    sleuth
    suspect
    suspense
    victim
    witness
  19. victim
    an unfortunate person who suffers from adverse circumstances
    alibi
    clue
    crime
    deduction
    detective
    flashback
    forensics
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    hunch
    investigation
    motive
    mystery
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    red herring
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    suspect
    suspense
    victim
    witness
  20. suspect
    regard as untrustworthy
    alibi
    clue
    crime
    deduction
    detective
    flashback
    forensics
    foreshadowing
    hunch
    investigation
    motive
    mystery
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    red herring
    setting
    sleuth
    suspect
    suspense
    victim
    witness
  21. witness
    someone who sees an event and reports what happened
    alibi
    clue
    crime
    deduction
    detective
    flashback
    forensics
    foreshadowing
    hunch
    investigation
    motive
    mystery
    plot
    red herring
    setting
    sleuth
    suspect
    suspense
    victim
    witness
  22. crime
    an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act
    alibi
    clue
    crime
    deduction
    detective
    flashback
    forensics
    foreshadowing
    hunch
    investigation
    motive
    mystery
    plot
    red herring
    setting
    sleuth
    suspect
    suspense
    victim
    witness
  23. red
    the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood
    alibi
    clue
    crime
    deduction
    detective
    flashback
    forensics
    foreshadowing
    hunch
    investigation
    motive
    mystery
    plot
    red herring
    setting
    sleuth
    suspect
    suspense
    victim
    witness
  24. set
    put into a certain place or abstract location
    alibi
    clue
    crime
    deduction
    detective
    flashback
    forensics
    foreshadowing
    hunch
    investigation
    motive
    mystery
    plot
    red herring
    setting
    sleuth
    suspect
    suspense
    victim
    witness
Created on February 9, 2011

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