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b rook

  • n  a natural stream of water smaller than a river (and often a tributary of a river)
  • v  put up with something or somebody unpleasant

  • I released the first brook trout into a once poisoned creek there.
  • If anything, the protests seem to have further strengthened China's determination to brook no opposition in Tibet already, it is showing little interest in holding talks with .
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  • Clemens Brook takes Friday feature | Emerald Downs
    Clemens Brook continued her hard-hitting ways Friday night at Emerald Downs.
    June 16, 2013 - Covington Reporter
  • Grace A. Brook
    BOSTON — Grace A. (Gifford) Brook, 76, of Dartmouth, passed away Friday, June 14, 2013, at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Boston. She was the wife of Robert F. Brook.
    June 16, 2013 - The Standard-Times
  • Residents warned to avoid brook and ponds in Shrewsbury and Northborough after sewage overflow
    State officials advised people to stay away from a brook in Shrewsbury and two ponds in Northborough until at least Monday as a precaution after a sewage system overflowed with rainwater. Water from the week’s rainstorms dislodged a manhole cover, and untreated sewage mixed with rainwater spilled into Hop Brook in Shrewsbury, which flows to Smith Pond and Thayer Pond in Northborough. Drinking ...
    June 15, 2013 - Boston Globe

  • Andy Roddick in AFP
    Last year after I played here, that was a hard, hard couple of weeks,said Roddick, who reached his third Wimbledon final by beating Britain's Andy Murray 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (9/7), 7-6 (7/5) in the semi-finals. "Brook and I had a lot of talks on...
  • DJ Augustin in ESPN
    Dex did a great job,said Augustin, who scored eight of his 23 points during the game-breaking run. "He put his body against him and I don't think Brook could handle that weight."

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