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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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Graves and Horodysky (2010) did not report hook-up percentage data for blue marlin and therefore it is unknown what hook-up rates would be for this aggressive feeder that is hooked upon strike.
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.
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Although the company carries wool and cotton hand-hooked rugs, buyers' interest in traditional Chinese hooked accent rugs has tapered off, so the wholesaler is concentrating on its cotton collection, according to Karen Townsend, design director.
There are a lot of wonderful designs out there in hooked rugs -- and what is selling particularly well for us are micro-hook designs," said Alex Kimia, senior executive vice president of ABC Carpet & Home.
We've definitely intensified our focus on micro-hooked rugs, as well as an antique look in some of our hooked rugs," she said.
NEW YORK-In today's burgeoning area rug market, consumers are hooked on many types of rugs -- and especially on hand-hooked styles, which by all accounts are enjoying healthy sales in the marketplace.
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A side benefit is that a fly fishermen, who often fishes two flies at a time, doesn't end up getting the other fly hooked on the net.