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Study the word list: Detective Genre

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culprit
The main culprit was arrested at the scene of the crime. *
deduction
Miss Marple uses deduction to solve crimes. *
observation
Sherlock Holmes uses observation to solve cases. *
mystery
We watched a murder mystery on TV.
mysteries
Sherlock Holmes is a detective who investigates mysteries. *
convention
The main convention of the detective genre is that the detective can't be the criminal. *
logical
What is the logical sequence of events. *
suspect
The suspect has a large moustache.
criminal
The criminal managed to elude justice.
investigation
The detective led the investigation into the murder of Frank Zamar. *
competence
The assassin handled the gun with worrying competence. *
tension
The tension mounted as the gun shook in the murderer's hand. *
dialogue British English spelling
The dialogue in the novel built tension. *
victim
The victim was only 14 years old. *
witness
The witness saw the man leaving the building at 10pm. *
witnesses
There were several witnesses to the crime. *
deliberate
Was that a deliberate mistake?
makeshift
The lights at the disco were makeshift. *
concordat
The concordat between father and daughter was that she caught the last bus home. *

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