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(名词) 
Definition
a dishonest person
(informal)  The man is a crook and a liar.
同义词
criminal
He was put in a cell with several hardened criminals.
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rogue
He wasn't a rogue at all.
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cheat
He's nothing but a rotten cheat.
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thief
The thieves snatched the camera.
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shark
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lag (slang)
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villain
As a copper, I've spent my life putting villains like him away.
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robber
Armed robbers broke into a jewellers.
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racketeer
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fraudster
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swindler
Swindlers have cheated investors out of £12 million.
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knave (archaic)
It is difficult to believe that he is such a knave behind my back.
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grifter (slang, mainly US, Canadian)
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chiseller (informal)
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skelm (South Africa)
(名词) 
Definition
a bent or curved place or thing
She hid her face in the crook of her arm.
同义词
angle
brackets to adjust the steering wheel's angle
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bend
The crash occurred on a sharp bend.
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curve
a curve in the road
, , ,
(动词) 
Definition
to bend or curve
He crooked his finger and said, `Come here.'
同义词
bend
Bend the bar into a horseshoe.
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hook
I hooked my left arm over the side of the dinghy.
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angle
You can angle the slats for more shade.
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bow
He bowed slightly before taking her bag.
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curve
The track curved away below him.
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curl
Smoke was curling up the chimney.
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flex
He slowly flexed his muscles.
(形容词) 
(Australian, New Zealand, informal)  He admitted to feeling a bit crook.
同义词
ill
He was seriously ill with pneumonia.
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sick
She's very sick.
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poorly (informal)
I've just phoned Julie and she's still poorly.
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funny (informal)
My head ached and my stomach felt funny.
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weak
I was too weak to move my arms and legs.
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ailing
I stopped working to care for my ailing mother.
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frail
She lay in bed looking particularly frail.
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feeble
While I was ill I was too feeble to even stand.
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unhealthy
a poorly dressed, unhealthy looking fellow with a poor complexion
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seedy (informal)
All right, are you? Not feeling seedy?
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sickly
He had been a sickly child.
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unwell
He felt unwell as he was being driven back to his office.
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laid up (informal)
I was laid up in bed with acute rheumatism.
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queasy
He was prone to sickness and already felt queasy.
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infirm
my infirm husband
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out of sorts (informal)
At times, he has seemed lifeless and out of sorts.
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dicky (British, informal)
He always has a dicky stomach after eating curry.
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nauseous
Sea travel makes me feel nauseous.
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off-colour
She felt off-colour but did not have any dramatic symptoms.
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under the weather (informal)
I'm feeling a bit under the weather today.
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at death's door
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indisposed
The speaker was regrettably indisposed.
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peaky
Are you feeling all right? You look a little peaky.
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on the sick list (informal)
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green about the gills

习语

See go (off) crook

其他同义词

in the sense of ailing
Definition
unwell or unsuccessful over a long period
I stopped working to care for my ailing mother.
同义词
ill,
poorly (informal),
crook (Australian, New Zealand, informal),
debilitated,
off colour,
under the weather (informal),
in the sense of bow
Definition
to lower (one's head) or bend (one's knee or body) as a sign of respect, greeting, agreement, or shame
He bowed slightly before taking her bag.
同义词
bob,
nod,
genuflect,
make obeisance
in the sense of cheat
Definition
a person who cheats
He's nothing but a rotten cheat.
同义词
sharper,
cheater,
shark,
conman or woman (informal),
con artist (informal),
fraudster,
double-crosser (informal),
grifter (slang, US, Canadian),
rorter (Australian, slang),
chiseller (informal),
knave (archaic),
rogue trader

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