Blood on the River Vocabulary

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hulks
a large, clumsy looking person
venture
to do something or go somewhere that may be dangerous or unpleasant.
wrenched
pull or twist something violently
crumple
become bent, crooked, or creased
clomp
walk with heavy steps
investors
a person or organization that puts money into financial schemes, in order to make more money
commotion
a state of confused and noisy disturbance
flushed
a person's skin that is red and hot, because of illness or strong emotoin
discreetly
carefully to keep something from being noticed
raving
wild crazy talk
snickering
half covering up a laugh
doomed
definitely going to end badly
decipher
figure something complicated out
monotonous
boring
commoners
a person without a title (duke, princess, queen, etc.)
shimmery
softly sparkle
loitering
hang around a place
burly
a large strong person
linger
stay in a place longer than is necessary
conjured
make something appear out of nowhere

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