What is another word for clue?

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[ klˈuː], [ klˈuː], [ k_l_ˈuː]

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How to use "Clue" in context?

The word "clue" is derived from the Old French word clue, meaning "a root or perhaps a knobby piece of wood which serves as a support in a construction." In the context of mystery novels and movies, a clue is something that offers some insight into the true identity of the killer or the solution to the riddle posed by the story.

In the context of a mystery novel or movie, a clue is often given to the protagonist(s) in an indirect way.

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