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brook

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a natural body of running water smaller than a river
  • there are tiny fish and frogs in that brook

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brook

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of brook (Entry 2 of 2)

to put up with (something painful or difficult)
  • I will not brook insults from my own employees

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The first known use of brook was before the 12th century

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“Brook.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/brook. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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