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hook

(huk),
1. An instrument curved or bent near its tip, used for fixation of a part or traction.
2. ☆ official atlternate term for hamulus
[A.S. hōk]

hook

(huk)
1. An instrument curved or bent near its tip, used for fixation of a part or traction.
2. Synonym(s): hamulus.
[A.S. hōk]

hook

(huk)
1. An instrument curved or bent near its tip, used for fixation of a part or traction.
2. Synonym(s): hamulus.
[A.S. hōk]
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First, we defined "social acceptability" as behavior which the participant believes "could negatively impact a person's reputation with his/her peers on campus if others knew about it." Then we asked participants to consider the "average female student at [school name]" and to rate the social acceptability of "touching above the waist," "touching below the waist," "oral sex," and "sexual intercourse" during a hook up. Next, we asked participants to consider the average male student at [school name] and to rate the social acceptability of the same behaviors during a hook up.
For each compliance and coercion item endorsed, participants indicated how many times they experienced each event, their relationship to the perpetrator(s), the gender of the perpetrator, their level of school at the time, and if the event occurred during a hook up. Students who indicated one or more experiences of sexual compliance or sexual coercion since starting college were classified as having unwanted sex.