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Synonyms for stick

abuse

the sticks

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  • the middle of nowhere
  • the countryside
  • a backwater
  • the back of beyond
  • a godforsaken place

adhere

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catch

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tolerate

stick at something

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stick to someone

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  • remain faithful
  • remain true
  • remain loyal

stick to something: keep to

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stick to something: stand by

stick to something: adhere to

stick up for someone

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Synonyms for stick

a fairly long straight piece of solid material used especially as a support in walking

a relatively long, straight, rigid piece of metal or other solid material

to cause to penetrate with force

to become or cause to become stuck or lodged

to hold fast

to deposit in a specified place

to make incapable of finding something to think, do, or say

to force (another) to accept a burden

to get money or something else from by deceitful trickery

stick around: to continue to be in a place

stick out: to curve outward past the normal or usual limit

stick out: to be obtrusively conspicuous

stick up: to take property or possessions from (a person or company, for example) unlawfully and usually forcibly

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a small thin branch of a tree

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a lever used by a pilot to control the ailerons and elevators of an airplane

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a rectangular quarter pound block of butter or margarine

informal terms for the leg

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a long implement (usually made of wood) that is shaped so that hockey or polo players can hit a puck or ball

a long thin implement resembling a length of wood

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marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking

threat of a penalty

stay put (in a certain place)

be or become fixed

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endure

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be a devoted follower or supporter

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be loyal to

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cover and decorate with objects that pierce the surface

fasten with an adhesive material like glue

fasten with or as with pins or nails

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fasten into place by fixing an end or point into something

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pierce with a thrust using a pointed instrument

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pierce or penetrate or puncture with something pointed

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saddle with something disagreeable or disadvantageous

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References in classic literature ?
I was going to wish her many happy returns, when she lifted her stick.
He must have lost his head, or he never would have left the stick or, above all, burned the cheque book.
This was a strange exhortation, undoubtedly, to be addressed to a mere thing of sticks, straw, and old clothes, with nothing better than a shrivelled pumpkin for a head,--as we know to have been the scarecrow's case.
There are certainly one or two indications upon the stick.
Then all that was left of him was the stick, and this fell down on the back of a Goose who was taking a walk by the side of the ditch.
He felt that what he now said and did would be historical, and it seemed to him that it would now be best for him- whose grandeur enabled his son to play stick and ball with the terrestrial globe- to show, in contrast to that grandeur, the simplest paternal tenderness.
He lifted the stick, in spite of her being beyond his reach, and threw it with a hard effort which was but impotence.
If I were to point out all the notable places as we pass up the Broad Walk, it would be time to turn back before we reach them, and I simply wave my stick at Cecco's Tree, that memorable spot where a boy called Cecco lost his penny, and, looking for it, found twopence.
He held in his hand a huge stick, his eyes glistening with spiteful thoughts, a malignant smile played round his lips, and the whole of his carriage, and even all his movements, betokened bad and malicious intentions.
Before I could divine his plan, he was back at the entrance and savagely jabbing the stick in at us.
Van Horn, regarding the shore for some sign of life, lighted a cigar and put one hand to the waist-line of his loin-cloth to reassure himself of the presence of the stick of dynamite that was tucked between the loin-cloth and his skin.
Suppose 'm you take 'm me along canoe, washee-washee, me give 'm you fella boy two stick tobacco.
To this, and so close to the neck that the dog could not get his teeth to it, he had tied a stout stick four or five feet in length.
When they had done so, he called out to them: "Now, break," and each stick was easily broken.
A great, stout, awkward, stupid creature, with a man's hat on and a man's stick in her hand.
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