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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of crook.

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Examples

  • I know someone who's 34 and has never worked a day in his life, save for the odd shift 'crooking' as he calls it.

    Army Rumour Service

  • Noelle asked, crooking her arm behind her head and leaning back into it.

    Ominous

  • Changing his name to Zach and then Tyler, he spent time with some underage girls who didn't mind his habit of crooking his forefinger over his mouth when he laughed.

    Eldorado

  • Zoe wiggled luxuriously on the bed, crooking her arm over her face.

    Choker

  • Noelle asked, crooking her arm behind her head and leaning back into it.

    Ominous

  • Zoe wiggled luxuriously on the bed, crooking her arm over her face.

    Choker

  • He became suddenly aware that his fingers were tensing and crooking like a thug's, and he knew the desire to kill.

    CREATED HE THEM

  • Without crooking, his right arm swept out and down, the heavy caulking-mallet leaping from his hand.

    CHAPTER 28

  • George regarded him silently, his nostrils distending and his lean fingers unconsciously crooking like an eagle's talons about to clutch.

    CREATED HE THEM

  • It was about studies and lessons, dealing with the rudiments of knowledge, and the schoolboyish tone of it conflicted with the big things that were stirring in him - with the grip upon life that was even then crooking his fingers like eagle's talons, with the cosmic thrills that made him ache, and with the inchoate consciousness of mastery of it all.

    Chapter 13

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