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A bouquet of roses rested in the crook of her arm, and a crown adorned her curled blond hair.
TEEN ACCUSED OF RIGGING VOTE TO BECOME HOMECOMING QUEEN WILL BE TRIED AS AN ADULTMARISA IATIMAY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
If you are tempted to respond because the caller has some identifying information, keep in mind the crooks read the obituaries to find relatives of covid victims.
A NEW FEMA PROGRAM OFFERS UP TO $9,000 TO HELP WITH COVID-19 FUNERALS. SCAMMERS SEE AN OPPORTUNITY.MICHELLE SINGLETARYAPRIL 16, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Svo had built a reputation of living up to the ideals of a vor, never giving in to the authorities, even when it meant extra jail time, and was given his due respect by crooks of all backgrounds.
THE MOBSTER WHO BROUGHT ARMENIA AND AZERBAIJAN TOGETHER … IN DEATHFIONA ZUBLINOCTOBER 9, 2020OZY
Using information they know about people, crooks are applying for benefits and directing them electronically to their own bank accounts.
PROTECT YOUR MONEY AND YOURSELFCMURRAYOCTOBER 6, 2020ESSENCE.COM
The Build the Wall case is another example of alleged crooks’ text messages coming back to haunt them.
5 CRAZY DETAILS FROM THE CASE AGAINST STEVE BANNON—INCLUDING ‘A BOAT NAMED WARFIGHTER’JEFFAUGUST 20, 2020FORTUNE
I saw every crook in the fence, every rut in the road, every bush and tree long before we came to it.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
Only then did I own that by hook or by crook—and mostly by crook, I was forced to suspect—they had purposely given me the slip.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
I, too, am a shepherd, you know; but a shepherd in black and without his crook is somewhat in the way.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Frequently the shepherd carries a staff or crook in his hand, on which he sometimes leans, as if weary beneath his burden.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
Sometimes a milk-pail is represented near a lamb, or hanging on a crook by its side, or even resting on its back.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO CROOK

  • buckle
  • coil
  • contort
  • convolute
  • corkscrew
  • crimp
  • crinkle
  • crisp
  • crook
  • curve
  • entwine
  • fold
  • form into ringlets
  • frizz
  • indent
  • kink
  • lap
  • meander
  • ringlet
  • ripple
  • roll
  • scallop
  • snake
  • spiral
  • swirl
  • turn
  • twine
  • twirl
  • twist
  • undulate
  • wave
  • wind
  • wreathe
  • writhe
  • zigzag
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