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rook

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a person who is just starting out in a field of activity
  • every year the coaches have to deal with rooks who don't know the rules yet

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rook

verb

Synonyms of rook (Entry 2 of 2)

to rob by the use of trickery or threats
  • once you learn to recognize these swindler's tricks, no one will be able to use them to rook you

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

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“Rook.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rook. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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