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Coming into possession of
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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 be arousing someone
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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to steal something
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Present participle for to attract or lure by temptation
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Present participle for to strike, especially with force
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Present participle for to cause (someone) to agree with a belief or course of action
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Hitting a foul
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Present participle for to encourage or arouse interest, activity or enthusiasm in
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Present participle for to pawn, mortgage
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Present participle for to move or proceed forward by force
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Present participle for to deceive or fool someone
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Present participle for discover the exact place or position of
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Present participle for to be involved in
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Present participle for to give as security on a loan
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Present participle for to be hiding, waiting to ambush or attack someone
Adjective
Causing or tending to cause addiction
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(of drugs or narcotics) Strong or potent in nature
Noun
The act of engaging in carnal activity in exchange for payment
“He likes nothing better than locking arms, hooking thumbs and hunkering down for a quick grapple on a table.”
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