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rook1

rook1

 
pronunciation:
rUk
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition: a black European bird, related to and resembling the crow, that nests in treetops in flocks.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: rooked, rooking, rooks
definition: to cheat, swindle, or overcharge.
similar words:
bilk, cheat, gyp, soak, sting, swindle
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