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  • nounstream of water
  • verbendure, accept

synonyms for brook

  • beck
  • branch
  • burn
  • creek
  • rill
  • river
  • rivulet
  • run
  • runnel
  • streamlet
  • watercourse
  • rindle
  • countenance
  • tolerate
  • withstand
  • stomach
  • support
  • abide
  • bear
  • allow
  • go
  • take
  • swallow
  • suffer
  • stand
  • hear of
  • sit tight
  • be big
  • hang in
  • hang in there
  • live with
  • put up with
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He brooked little tolerance for her passions — Welsh corgis and horse racing — and she let him pursue his hobbies alone.
PRINCE PHILIP, ROYAL CONSORT TO QUEEN ELIZABETH II, DIES AT 99ADRIAN HIGGINSAPRIL 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A tree hangs above a brook where the water flows smoothly over a ford.
TIME FLOWS TOWARD ORDER - ISSUE 93: FORERUNNERSJULIAN BARBOURDECEMBER 2, 2020NAUTILUS
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.
TIME FLOWS TOWARD ORDER - ISSUE 93: FORERUNNERSJULIAN BARBOURDECEMBER 2, 2020NAUTILUS
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.
TIME FLOWS TOWARD ORDER - ISSUE 93: FORERUNNERSJULIAN BARBOURDECEMBER 2, 2020NAUTILUS
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.
THE ULTIMATE SHENANDOAH NATIONAL PARK TRAVEL GUIDEGRAHAM AVERILLOCTOBER 7, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
He hunted about until he had found some acorns, and then, coming to a little brook of water he took a long drink.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
Squinty turned around, standing on the edge of the little brook, and waited, his heart beating faster and faster.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
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.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
Water Street, formerly Water Lane, had a brook running down one side of it when houses were first built there.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
So Alan laid his stick across the narrow part, and then jumped over the brook, followed by Owen and Amy.
THE NURSERY, JULY 1873, VOL. XIV. NO. 1VARIOUS
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