11 terms

Blood on the River vocab. ch 1-4

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hulk
the body of an old ship
blight
something that stops hope
magistrate
minor (child) judicial officer, judge
gallows
execution by hanging
scoff
to mock or scorn
apprentice
someone who learns a trade by working with a skilled person
monotonous
goes on and on in a boring way
livid
angry
linger
to stay or wait
traitor
someone who helps an enemy or is unfaithful to a friend or cause
restrain
to prevent someone from doing something