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noun as in stream of water

verb as in endure, accept

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He brooked little tolerance for her passions — Welsh corgis and horse racing — and she let him pursue his hobbies alone.

A tree hangs above a brook where the water flows smoothly over a ford.

Before the banks have their effect in the brook, mechanical energy is first entirely within each falling drop but is then spread out in the circular waves.

If the brook had no banks and the water no viscosity, that would create the condition that radiation finds in the vast voids of our expanding universe, and the patterns would remain as beautiful forever.

More than 70 mountain streams drop off the ridgeline that makes up Shenandoah National Park, and many of those rivers host healthy populations of native brook trout, as well as rainbow and brown trout.

He had then driven to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church headquarters in South Bound Brook.

Unable to help her legally, as her case had already been dismissed at every level, Brook referred her to me.

This might, Brook feared, convince jury members that a translator like Ali would be unnecessary.

Drury is also the author of Hunts in Dreams, The Driftless Area, and The Black Brook.

Brook finds recurring trends in St. Petersburg, Mumbai, Shanghai, and Dubai.

He hunted about until he had found some acorns, and then, coming to a little brook of water he took a long drink.

Squinty turned around, standing on the edge of the little brook, and waited, his heart beating faster and faster.

I knew that the poor girl from Kansas must get up with the sun, too, for her uncle was not the man to brook any dawdling.

Water Street, formerly Water Lane, had a brook running down one side of it when houses were first built there.

So Alan laid his stick across the narrow part, and then jumped over the brook, followed by Owen and Amy.


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On this page you'll find 92 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to brook, such as: beck, branch, burn, creek, rill, and river.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.