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stick (n):
threat of a penalty
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the policy so far is all stick and no carrot
stick (n):
marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking
stick (n):
an implement consisting of a length of wood
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he collected dry sticks for a campfire.
the kid had a candied apple on a stick
stick (n):
a long thin implement resembling a length of wood
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cinnamon sticks.
a stick of dynamite
stick (n):
a lever used by a pilot to control the ailerons and elevators of an airplane
stick (n):
a long implement (usually made of wood) that is shaped so that hockey or polo players can hit a puck or ball
stick (n):
informal terms for the leg
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fever left him weak on his sticks
stick (n):
a rectangular quarter pound block of butter or margarine
stick (n):
a small thin branch of a tree
stick (v):
be a mystery or bewildering to
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This beats me!
Got me--I don't know the answer!
a vexing problem.
This question really stuck me

Related Words: bafflebewildermystifyposepuzzlestupefy
stick (v):
saddle with something disagreeable or disadvantageous
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They stuck me with the dinner bill.
I was stung with a huge tax bill
stick (v):
come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation
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The dress clings to her body.
The label stuck to the box.
The sushi rice grains cohere

Related Words: adherecohere
stick (v):
stick to firmly
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Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?
Related Words: adherebindbondhold fast
stick (v):
pierce or penetrate or puncture with something pointed
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He stuck the needle into his finger
stick (v):
pierce with a thrust using a pointed instrument
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he stuck the cloth with the needle
stick (v):
put, fix, force, or implant
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lodge a bullet in the table.
stick your thumb in the crack

Related Words: lodge
stick (v):
fasten into place by fixing an end or point into something
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stick the corner of the sheet under the mattress
stick (v):
fasten with or as with pins or nails
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stick the photo onto the corkboard
stick (v):
fasten with an adhesive material like glue
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stick the poster onto the wall
stick (v):
cover and decorate with objects that pierce the surface
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stick some feathers in the turkey before you serve it
stick (v):
stay put (in a certain place)
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We are staying in Detroit; we are not moving to Cincinnati.
Stay put in the corner here!
Stick around and you will learn something!

Related Word: stay
stick (v):
be loyal to
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She stood by her husband in times of trouble.
The friends stuck together through the war
stick (v):
be a devoted follower or supporter
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The residents of this village adhered to Catholicism.
She sticks to her principles

Related Word: adhere
stick (v):
endure
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The label stuck to her for the rest of her life
stick (v):
be or become fixed
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The door sticks--we will have to plane it
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Lightning never strikes twice in the same place

Şans bir kere güler
The same misfortune will probably not occur again in the same place or to the same people


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