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hooked

(ho͝okt)
adj.
1. Bent or angled like a hook.
2. Having a hook.
3. Made by hooking yarn: a hooked rug.
4. Slang
a. Captivated by or devoted to a custom or thing: She's really hooked on gardening.
b. Addicted to a narcotic.

hook′ed·ness (ho͝ok′ĭd-nĭs) n.

hooked

adverb Addicted
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If you're anchored and trying to get a bait to swim down to bring up the cobia or amberjack, a grunt or pinfish hooked ahead of the dorsal should get the job done.
We also expected that women who hooked up during the transition to college would be more likely to report unwanted sex during this transition than men (Hypothesis 4).
Nebraska Furniture Mart used to sell hooked rugs "like crazy," said Bob Batt, executive vice president.
For these reasons, hooked rugs -- especially accent sizes -- have become the perfect canvas for the latest patterns.
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At the New York Home Textiles Market, Nourison showed a new accent rug, made of acrylic and olefin, with tufted flowers on a hooked field.
Over the 10-day observation period, 61 percent of hooked bluegills perished, and 21 percent of mortalities died within two hours.
Plus, the greater intricacy of design that is possible in the micro-hook construction means that in some cases, hooked rugs are competing directly with machine-made rugs, both for floor space and consumers' dollars.
In order to continue fishing when they come close to catching their limit, they have to release a fish when it is hooked.
That, vendors say, is in turn attracting new customers who might not otherwise have considered a hooked rug as a purchase for their home.