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Synonyms for stiff

Synonyms for stiff

not changing shape or bending

stretched tightly

so rigidly constrained, formal, or awkward as to lack all grace and spontaneity

indicating or possessing determination, resolution, or persistence

having a high concentration of the distinguishing ingredient

vastly exceeding a normal limit, as in cost

the physical frame of a dead person or animal

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an ordinary man

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not moving or operating freely

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powerful

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rigidly formal

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having a strong physiological or chemical effect

marked by firm determination or resolution

incapable of or resistant to bending

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in a stiff manner

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RALPH KRAMDEN AND ED Norton were a couple of working stiffs from Brooklyn.
Law & Order and Homicide present their protagonists as low-key working stiffs with a strong sense of morals who ploddingly put together the clues that will solve a crime.
What's beyond contention is that, unlike members of the Volvo set in his cabinet, Clinton presents a mixed pedigree of yuppie and working stiff, a few parts Hope, a few parts New Haven, equal measures of hardscrabble and suburbia, a little bit country and a little bit rock n' roll.
Frank Redmond (Peter Mullan) is a Glasgow working stiff who finds himself unemployed for the first time in his adult life.
DeMott says that the working class was forced into bearing the burden of the Vietnam war, and is giving a natural response: "You call us working stiff types, says the talkback message.
So postal workers earn a decent living - what's wrong with giving the working stiff a break?
The winning films included on the Fangoria Blood Drive II DVD are: * DISPOSER by BC Furtney, Los Angeles, CA * THE GIBBERING HORROR OF HOWARD GHORMLEY by Steve Daniels, Columbia, SC * THE JOURNAL OF EDMOND DEYERS by William Rot, Las Vegas, NV * MAINSTREAM by Adam Barnick, Hoboken, NJ * MEANS TO AN END by Paul Solet and Jake Hamilton, Los Angeles, CA * SAWBONES by Brad Palmer, South Pasadena, CA * WE ALL FALL DOWN by Jake Kennedy, Santa Monica, CA * WORKING STIFF by Erik A.
This from a troubled, anxious, ordinary working stiff who watches television and believes the terrible body count on ghetto sidewalks could easily spread to Encino or Brentwood.
Some working stiff that shells out 175 bucks to see the game is entitled to see a complete game," Barber argued.
Starship Regulars" is a comedy about the ordinary working stiffs -- men and women, earthlings and other species -- aboard an interplanetary military spaceship.
He has come a long way from Second City, SNL and his early role in the TV series Working Stiffs.
THE squabble between baseball's mega-rich athletes and ungodly-rich owners is enough to make the working stiffs who love the national pastime declare a strike of their own.
Now most working stiffs have lost $20 or $40 in hastily reconciled checking accounts.
Witness the way traffic eases during the summer, when various commuters go on vacation, or on state holidays, when only private-sector working stiffs are still on the road.
And so it goes in California's luxe principality of Malibu, where megamillionaires have the audacity to tell working stiffs to steer clear of public beaches for their own safety.