Synonyms for crook
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In some cases a thing is spoken of as bent where the parts make an angle; but oftener to bend is understood to be to draw to or through a curve; as, to bend a bow. To submit or yield is to bend the mind humbly to another's wishes. To incline or influence is to bend another's wishes toward our own; to persuade is to draw them quite over. To warp is to bend silently through the whole fiber, as a board in the sun. To crook is to bend irregularly, as a crooked stick. Deflect, deviate, and diverge are said of any turning away; deviate commonly of a slight and gradual movement, diverge of a more sharp and decided one. To bias is to cut across the texture, or incline to one side; in figurative use always with an unfavorable import. Mold is a stronger work than bend; we may bend by a superior force that which still resists the constraint; as, a bent bow; we mold something plastic entirely to some desired form.
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criminal, felon, crook, outlaw, malefactornoun
someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
bend, crook, twist, turnnoun
a circular segment of a curve
"a bend in the road"; "a crook in the path"
spin, felon, bend, routine, tour, outlaw, wind, bend dexter, turning, twist, crease, round, malefactor, whirl, bending, kink, braid, bit, flexure, crimp, turn of events, act, wrench, criminal, tress, pull, winding, plait, play, go, shepherd's crook, curve, number, construction, spell, good turn, fold, twirl, device, bout, plication, gimmick, turn, twisting, eddy
crook, shepherd's crookverb
a long staff with one end being hook shaped
bend or cause to bend
"He crooked his index finger"; "the road curved sharply"
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You can be a crook or be asked to lie. I have seen so many people lying and making mistakes on camera ... People only care about spicy stories.
I made my mistakes, but in all my years of public life, I have never profited from public service. I've earned every cent. And in all of my years in public life I have never obstructed justice. And I think, too, that I can say that in my years of public life that I welcome this kind of examination because people have got to know whether or not their President is a crook. Well, I'm not a crook. I've earned everything I've got.
It is likely that in the aftermath of next week's election, Thailand's military establishment will, by hook or by crook, win a coalition majority, but only with the help of junta-appointed senators, the use of crony senators to win would also make Prayut's electoral victory illegitimate in the eyes of most Thai people.
This trial is one of the most important moments of my life, what matters to me is that we establish, resoundingly, that I was not the crook.
We can be sure they will uproot him by hook or by crook, so my best advice for him is 'resign from the speaker's position if you want to prevent further perils for you and your family'.
Translations for crook
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- извивка, гега, извивам, крадецBulgarian
- Hirtenstab, krümmen, Ganove, Krücke, Krummstab, GaunerGerman
- torcer, torcedura, doblez, ratero, ladrona, ladrón, curvidad, ratera, curva, truhán, enchuecar, truhana, cayado, curvar, doblarSpanish
- käyräsauva, konna, koukistaa, taive, rikollinenFinnish
- courber, arnaqueur, courbe, escroc, houletteFrench
- maling, bajinganIndonesian
- þorpari, glæpamaður, hirðingjastafurIcelandic
- pastorale, furfante, ladro, truffatore, vincastroItalian
- კაუჭი, კავიGeorgian
- afzetster, bedrieger, zwendelaarster, bedriegster, oplichtster, oplichter, afzetter, zwendelaarDutch
- ladra, ladrãoPortuguese
- вор, изгиб, сгибать, плутRussian
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