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perfect crime

noun

a criminal act so well planned and executed that it cannot be detected or solved

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  • There is no such thing as an infallible criminal and a perfect crime.

  • These are really not criminals; they are allegorical figures of perfect crime.

    The Delicious Vice Young E. Allison
  • This planet gave him the perfect chance to commit the perfect crime—only he couldn't remember just what it was he had committed.

    Delayed Action Charles Vincent De Vet

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