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suspect

A person identified as possibly having an interest in buying, but who has not yet been contacted or has not yet given any evidence of interest. Contrast with a prospect, who has indicated some interest in buying and who appears to have the desire and the ability to purchase.

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It is unclear as to what caused the greater absolute MMG amplitude, and lower absolute MMG MPF values in the TRAN axis, when compared to the PERP axis.
A flaw in the PERP study was that post release data was missing from the analysis.
33) Perp walks are common, and they are a natural outgrowth of the symbiotic relationship between police and other law enforcement agencies and the news media.
Researchers from Stanford University, UC Berkeley, and UC Davis have discovered that the protein Perp is found associated with desmosomes in breast epithelial cells.
After Post warnings to the dog's owner were ignored, the local animal- control office threatened to seize the perp and slap his owner with a fine and possible jail time.
But he isn't the only one with special abilities: the perp holds the ability to burn out his victims' eyes with magic, and as the bodies pile up, Justis finds he must call on all his abilities, both human and special, to thwart his foe.
Readers journey with Robyn through her encounters with the perp and consideration of possible identities - and her consternation over how to keep her personal quirks from public view.
The problem isn't as anticipated, however: for it's an errant and rude Santa who is the perp - and that brings with it a whole new peck of problems
A series of crimes against the supernaturals isn't her fault, and results in a deadly race to uncover the true perp before the community locates and kills her.
If the perp or an accomplice calls first, they'll be "victims" and you'll be "defendant.
She is blaming the victim while allowing the perp off the hook.