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curved down like an eagle's beak

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addicted to a drug

having or resembling a hook (especially in the ability to grasp and hold)

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These hooks are made of soft metal, to be rebent after use; but the cod very often get away with them and are hooked again elsewhere; and that is one of the many reasons why the Gloucester boats despise the Frenchmen.
In the instant in which he appeared up against the moon, crossing the road, I slung my hooked cane at his legs, tripping him and bringing him down.
Beebe was just crawling out of the pond, On whose surface garments of an intimate nature did float; while George, the world-weary George, shouted to Freddy that he had hooked a fish.
The upper half of each turnip had been eaten off by the live-stock, and it was the business of the two women to grub up the lower or earthy half of the root with a hooked fork called a hacker, that it might be eaten also.
And she ses to me 'do it' and I dun it and she giv me a sov'ring and hooked it.
The other sword was of about the same length as the hooked instrument, and somewhere between that of my long-sword and my short-sword.
As the white-furred one approached, the six grasped their swords more firmly--the hooked instrument in the left hand, the straight sword in the right, while above the left wrist the small shield was held rigid upon a metal bracelet.
I had hooked the ladder beautifully to the inner sill of wood, and had also let down the extended rod for the more expeditious removal of both on our return to terra firma.
Notwithstanding the yellowness it was distinguished; he had blue eyes, a nose of an imposing boldness, hooked, aggressive but not clumsy, and a small beard, pointed and gray: he was rather bald, but his hair had evidently been quite fine, curling prettily, and he still wore it long.
Also, the fish are almost always hooked in the corner of the mouth, with virtually no deep-or gut-hooked fish, which can happen with J-hooks.
Abstract--We compared numbers of strikes, proportions of fish that hooked up after strikes, proportions of fish that stayed on hook (retained) after hook up, and numbers of fish caught between circle and J hooks rigged with dead natural fish bait (ballyhoo) and trolled for three oceanic predator species: dolphinfish (Coryphaena hippurus), yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares), and wahoo (Acanthocybium solandri).
Finally, we predicted that women would be at greater risk for sexual compliance and sexual coercion than men (Hypothesis 4), that new students who hooked up would be at greater risk for both forms of unwanted sex than students who did not hook up (Hypothesis 5), and that gender would interact with hooking up such that women who hooked up during the transition to college would be more likely to report unwanted sex (Hypothesis 6) than either other women or than men.
Get Hooked on Fishing, a charity which uses angling as a method to empower and educate young people, is launching a new identity that it hopes will hook in more Midlands businesses to support its growth plans.
HOOKED ON RUGS: OUTSTANDING CONTEMPORARY DESIGNS covers rug hooking, portraying over five hundred examples of different rug hooking projects in full color photos and gathering the works of modern hooking artists from all over the US and Canada.
The hook zipped up his line and hooked Bolger in the middle of his chin.