Pronunciation of Brook
/b_ɹ_ˈʊ_k/, /bɹˈʊk/, /bɹˈʊk/
Antonyms for brook:
despair, disallow, resist, keep, break down, falter, shun, succumb, give up, yield, fall, proscribe, reject, outlaw, give out, hold, prohibit, sink, stop, faint, fail, avoid, forbid, enjoin, refuse, droop, break, surrender, disapprove, dodge.
Usage examples for brook:
- " The truth is, my dear sir," said Brook good- humouredly, " that you've made a slight mistake in this matter. - "The Settler and the Savage", R.M. Ballantyne.
- A son of John Harper's was badly hurt at the mill brook. - "The-Chignecto-Isthmus-and-its-first-settlers", Trueman, Howard.
- Her mind can no more be wounded than the little brook where she loves to play. - "The May Flower, and Miscellaneous Writings", Harriet Beecher Stowe.