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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

Synonyms for stick

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 ?
He dipped into a side coat-pocket for the mintage of the Solomons and stripped off a stick from the handful of pressed sticks.
There are certainly one or two indications upon the stick.
He staggered backward, dropping his stick, and almost fell off the cliff.
It was all that was left of Spanker-- the stick with which he had been tied.
I advanced, in this manner, more than half way along the stick, without encountering anything but the edges of the rocks.
Yes, who lays hands," said Gryphus, mad with rage, "but there is not a word about a stick in the regulation.
The shepherd steps round and strikes, and the point of his stick just grazes Willum's forehead, fetching off the skin, and the blood flows, and the umpire cries, "Hold
He was sorry the idea had not come into his mind in the days before his daughter Louise had been born and thought that surely now when he had erected a pile of burning sticks in some lonely place in the woods and had offered the body of a lamb as a burnt offering, God would appear to him and give him a message.
And he briefly narrated what the maid had seen, and showed the broken stick.
This end of the stick rises about four inches above the surface of the water, the other end is planted between the jaws of the trap.
It came when he was full of gin, and we, being in the same fix, just watched him shove a cap and short fuse into a stick of dynamite and stroll down toward the boat.
For where his stick had struck her on the forehead there came a sore that would not be healed, and in the sore grew an abscess, and the abscess ate inwards till it came to the brain.
So he flourished his own stick and planted himself in the traveler's path.
He had seen many of his kind go to their deaths before the loud noise made by the little black stick in the hands of the strange white ape who lived in that wonderful lair, and Kerchak had made up his brute mind to own that death-dealing contrivance, and to explore the interior of the mysterious den.
Hans takes the needle, sticks it into a hay-cart, and follows the cart home.
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