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crooks

noun
plural of crook

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crooks

verb
present tense third-person singular of crook

Synonyms & Antonyms of crooks (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to cause to turn away from a straight line
  • crooked a finger

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2 to turn away from a straight line or course
  • the road suddenly crooked to the left

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“Crooks.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/crooks. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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