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How to use crooked in a sentence
Our world would wobble more, our horizons would be crooked, and our shortest paths would be harder to find.
It didn’t look crooked or out of place, so I went ahead with my trip and my hiking.‘A pandemic of broken toes’: How life at home has been painful for feet|Elizabeth Chang|January 12, 2021|Washington Post
He cited “the crooked Democratic machine,” which has been in decline for years.Inside Philadelphia’s vote-counting operation, where democracy continued calmly amid the storm outside|Karen Heller|November 5, 2020|Washington Post
In a town full of Bernini masterpieces, the modest jack-o-lanterns I sculpt—their crooked smiles and woefully off-center eyes—are hailed as true wonders.Global stocks fall, dollar rises as stimulus talks fade and COVID cases spike|Bernhard Warner|October 26, 2020|Fortune
I turned around and he grinned at me, his teeth as crooked as mine.
He and the others in the Circle of Trust want crooked judges ditched and the notoriously corrupt police reformed.
And there was an underlying compassion for each character, no matter how crooked or misguided or totally bananas.
Smiling on the red carpet, Gaga showed off a set of oversized rotten dentures, featuring "metallic gums and crooked teeth."Lady Gaga Experiments with Rotten Teeth; Kerry Washington Plays a Realistic Michelle Obama|The Fashion Beast Team|November 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The economy melts down because of something a bunch of crooked bankers do.The Republicans’ Food Stamp Fraud: It’s Not About Austerity|Michael Tomasky|October 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A person, Kant tells us, is crooked timber from which no straight thing can be made.
They come to a halt suddenly, before a little huddling figure, with its face hidden in its arms, crouched beside a crooked rail.A Lost Hero|Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward and Herbert D. Ward
She wore an old poke bonnet and carried a crooked stick, and there seemed to be a hump upon her back.
Amy, who was strong and quick, reached over the gunwale of the canoe and seized upon the crooked figure.
Sometimes they would clamp a crooked stick between a grooved piece of sandstone and a flat bone.The Later Cave-Men|Katharine Elizabeth Dopp
It may be a mere dialectal form of 'crooked,' or it may be miswritten for kroked, the usual old spelling.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer