12 terms

Mystery Vocabulary Words #2

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abandoned
forsaken or deserted:
confess
to make confession; plead guilty
deception
trick, stratagem, ruse, wile, hoax
hunch
a premonition or suspicion; guess
hideout
a safe place for hiding
identification
something that identifies a person, animal, or thing
message
a communication containing some information, news, advice, request
prankster
a mischievous or malicious person who plays tricks, practical jokes
secret
kept from the knowledge of any but the initiated or privileged
suspense
condition of mental uncertainty or excitement, as in awaiting a decision or outcome
breakthrough
sudden advance, development, achievement, or increase in knowledge
Red herring
something intended to divert attention from the real problem or matter at hand