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Synonyms for brook

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Synonyms for brook

a natural stream of water smaller than a river (and often a tributary of a river)

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In the dark shadow of the grove, on the margin of the brook, he beheld something huge, misshapen and towering.
The wavering reflection of a silver star in the bosom of the brook told him that he was not mistaken.
The boys assembled at the schoolhouse, and strolled idly about the banks of the brook; but no schoolmaster.
The brook was searched, but the body of the schoolmaster was not to be discovered.
Another of his sources of fearful pleasure was to pass long winter evenings with the old Dutch wives, as they sat spinning by the fire, with a row of apples roasting and spluttering along the hearth, and listen to their marvellous tales of ghosts and goblins, and haunted fields, and haunted brooks, and haunted bridges, and haunted houses, and particularly of the headless horseman, or Galloping Hessian of the Hollow, as they sometimes called him.
Mrs Brooks pondered on the delay, and on what probable relation the visitor who had called so early bore to the couple upstairs.
Mrs Brooks hastened downstairs, opened the front door, and ran into the street.
Brooks of Sheffield, but she answered No, only she supposed he must be a manufacturer in the knife and fork way.
Twin Brook Capital Partners is the middle-market direct lending subsidiary of Angelo Gordon.
Brook played consistently well throughout the day to come through a strong four, beating Robert Mudd and Ray Whitwam in his run to the semi-final.
The Oak Brook 12's team defeated teams from West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Ohio to take the 12's Midwest Sectional Championship.
Spence showed poise in front of over 30,000 spectators that were almost entirely supporting Brook, a Sheffield native.
Brook talks about being in the best shape of his life, comfortable at the weight after jumping up two divisions.
Key words: Abant trout, Salmo trutta abanticus, brook trout Salvelinus fontinalis, growth performance, mono- and duoculture, survival rate.
Brook is seen as a rock-solid 1-33 favourite by bookmakers and its hard to argue with that assessment.