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Natural ImageryPlay
Brook as a noun often evokes peaceful, natural scenes in literature and poetry. SlideThe gentle brook provided a serene soundtrack to our picnic.
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Size MattersPlay
A brook is smaller than a river. Use it to describe tiny streams, not large bodies of water. SlideChildren love to play by the shallow brook.
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Descriptive WordPlay
'Babbling' is often used with brook to describe the sound of the water flowing over rocks. SlideWe fell asleep listening to the babbling brook.