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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 periodicals archive ?
Clinging to the nipples of the sausages were small sticklike humans, two grandmas, an old grandpa, an uncle and an aunt, a man and his wife and their eleven children, "a good farm family," Isom told Sunday tourists who drove up from Nashville to view the art.
CALISTA FLOCKHART, TV's Ally McBeal, has come in for criticism lately due to her sticklike figure, but there's no denying that, when it comes to that "natural" look, she is way ahead of the competition.
And there was equally brilliant metallic black stephanite from Fresnillo, Zacatecas; and beautiful pyrargyrite from the same place; and odd, dull-black, fuzzy-looking sticklike crystals in jackstraw groups of what are probably polybasite or acanthite pseudomorphs after pyrargyrite.
When the battles were joined, the Aztecs were reportedly terrified by the huge animals on which the Spaniards rode; they were bewildered when their spears bounced harmlessly off the invaders' chests; and they were astonished to find themselves mortally wounded by soldiers who had merely pointed sticklike objects at them.
From all the research we've done with industry, the most successful implementations of computer-aided engineering (CAE) were achieved not with super-sophisticated models but, rather, with crude, almost sticklike models that capture the essence of design function," he said.
Vast, gentle expanses of wispy amber grass give way, as you climb, to thin forests of sticklike lodgepole pine, and log trucks are likely to barrel past you, fuming exhaust, as you descend into the town, population 12,000.
Djuna responded in kind, for one of her rare, surviving letters to Zadel of this period shows a drawing of a sticklike woman laid out with a writing pen inserted between her legs as an illustration of how Djuna looked when no letter from Zadel came that day (26 February 1909).
In one collage, a brown-haired girl's ballistic nipples echo the shape of what seems a pyre (in which she sits like Joan of Arc), as well as that of the clump of sticklike grasses growing up around a Pinocchio-nosed, long-armed male nearby.