brook

Part of speech: verb

To put up with; endure.

Part of speech: noun

A small natural stream; a rivulet.

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Usage examples "brook":

  1. Standing, with reluctant feet, Where the brook and river meet, Womanhood and childhood fleet! - "The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow", Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
  2. I must get down to the Laughing Brook before dark. - "The Adventures of Mr. Mocker", Thornton W. Burgess.
  3. We shall be very kind to him, we shall help him, hope and pray for him, but we shall be at the end," said Mrs. Brook, " just where we are now. - "The Awkward Age", Henry James.