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Noun
A curved or bent material used for catching hold of or hanging things on
“There was a hook where a picture once hung, with horrid marks where the picture had been.”
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A curved or bent material used to clasp two ends or objects together
“The hood fastens with a hook and eye, the sewing on which is covered under a blue satin bow.”
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A bent piece of metal, typically barbed and baited, for catching fish
“Ben had tried to show her how to bait a hook earlier, but Inger felt too much sympathy for the poor worms to skewer them successfully.”
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A curved cutting instrument, especially as used for reaping or shearing
“In summer for the wheat harvest, everybody was given a reaping hook to work in the fields.”
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A loop or curve in an object or path
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“The opposite side of the Juniata Crossing Covered Bridge has a sharp hook in the road.”
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A short swinging punch made with the elbow bent and rigid, especially in boxing
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“She responds with a right hook and catches him off guard.”
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An incentive that helps bring about a desired state or result
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A part of a song that is repeated after each verse
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A sharp, hooked claw of a bird of prey or other predatory animal
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Foul ball
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A headland or promontory
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A person or thing that provides stability or confidence in an otherwise uncertain situation
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A slender-jointed extremity of the hand of a human or animal
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An object that is used to support something
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The act of inveigling, or the state of being inveigled
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Seizing something
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A thin, pointed, projecting part
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Wedding
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A trick by which someone is misled into acting contrary to their interests or intentions
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The inner surface of the hand from the wrist to the base of the fingers
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A jointed or flexible device that allows the pivoting of a door etc.
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The equipment required for a task or sport
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The action of seizing someone and taking them into custody
Verb
To join or attach together using a hook or hooks
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“Robbie helped me form a loop in the wire and hook the two ends together to form the wreath.”
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To intertwine or mesh together
“The pattern of long flowering branches hook together to form a continuous and linear pattern on the white cotton fabric.”
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To bend into the shape of a curve or hook, physically or trajectorially
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“I knew I had to kick it nice and straight or it would hook left in the wind.”
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To catch or get a hold of with, or as if with, a hook or trap
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“She recalled her mother telling her friends that it took a patient fisherman to hook a big fish.”
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To obtain through manipulative or deceitful methods
“She would be off outside one of the cheap downtown bars trying to hook money from some guy too drunk to see very well or even know what the heck he was doing.”
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To involve in an activity or situation
“She would always find her way to hook me back in with fake promises, apologies, and many excuses.”
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To unlawfully take possession of something
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To attract and hold the interest and attention of
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To attract or lure by temptation
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To strike, especially with force
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To cause (someone) to agree with a belief or course of action
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Hit a foul
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To encourage or arouse interest, activity or enthusiasm in
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To pawn, mortgage
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To move or proceed forward by force
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To deceive or fool someone
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Discover the exact place or position of
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To give as security on a loan
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To be hiding, waiting to ambush or attack someone
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