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Noun
A thin piece of wood that has fallen or been cut off a tree
“Hayes picked up a fallen stick and twirled it idly between his fingers.”
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A long and slender piece of metal or (especially) wood used for practical purposes
“A makeshift fence was constructed using sticks and rope.”
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A heavy pole-shaped implement, typically intended for use as a weapon
“Jackie quickly looked for a stick to counter Donny's attacks.”
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A long, thin piece of wood used for support in walking or as a weapon
“Following her hip operation, Cindy had to walk with a stick for support while she recovered.”
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Severe criticism or treatment
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“Bus drivers take a lot of stick from children while doing school runs.”
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Rod used with line to hook fish
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A portion of an object or of material, especially when produced by cutting, tearing, or breaking the whole
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A device to assist in motion as a cane, especially one that provides support under the arm to reduce weight on a leg
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Rough treatment
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A long, narrow part or section forming the handle of a tool or club, the body of a spear or arrow, or similar
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Bung or place
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A hairstyle in which the hair is cut very short
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A short pin or bolt, typically tapered at one end, that is used for securing something in place, hanging things on, or marking a position
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Tobacco or other substances, in a thin roll wrapped with paper, intended to be smoked
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A tall upright post, spar, or other structure on a ship or boat, in sailing vessels generally carrying a sail or sails
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Used in reference to a very thin or emaciated person or animal
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Writing instrument
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An implement used in golfing to strike a ball
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An act of stimulating or reminding someone to do something
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A cannabis cigarette
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A punishment imposed for breaking a law, rule, or contract
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A person or thing used to mislead or lure someone into a trap
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A wound made by stabbing
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A part of the trunk or a large branch of a tree that has fallen or been cut off
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A paste used as an adhesive, especially for sticking paper
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A long piece of wood or metal used for holding pieces of food, typically meat, together during cooking
Verb
To fasten or cause to adhere to something, typically using a sticky substance
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“Cover the outside of the vase in double-sided adhesive tape, then stick large leaves vertically around it.”
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To adhere or cling to something
“Food particles tend to stick on or between tooth surfaces.”
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To remain somewhere for an extended period of time
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“They arrived early and decided to stick in the SUV until the others arrived.”
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To thrust a pointed object at or into something
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“Armstrong would quickly stick his pickaxe into the ground to prevent himself from sliding down any further.”
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To prick or perforate with a sharp object
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“If you stick a balloon with a pin, it will probably pop.”
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To put somewhere, typically in a quick or careless way
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“Just stick the report on my desk. I will read it at some stage.”
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To be or become fixed or jammed as a result of an obstruction
“We assembled the vanity according to the instructions provided, but the drawer would still stick.”
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To be regarded as valid
“Many charges were leveled against him, yet none of them would stick.”
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(British, informal) To accept or tolerate (an unpleasant or unwelcome person or situation)
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“I really can't stick my grumpy boss.”
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(stick out) Protrude or extend in a certain direction
“The rules state that no poker chip may stick out over the edge of the table.”
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(stick out) To be conspicuous or noticeable
“The professional's skills would stick out in a sea of amateurs.”
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(slang, dated, usually "stuck") To impose upon, especially to compel to pay, typically with trickery
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“Whenever we go out to eat, I always seem to get stuck with the bill.”
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To push, fold, or turn (the edges or ends of something, especially a garment or bedclothes) so as to hide or secure them
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To perplex or bewilder someone
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Stop working
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To become fastened in place
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To resist or endure (something) successfully
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To persist in
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To seem true, convincing or genuine
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To introduce or insert surreptitiously or without warrant
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Stop short
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To put or apply (something) somewhere quickly, carelessly, or forcefully
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To slap with the hand in a jovial manner
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To provide with a sound or secure foundation or basis
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Suddenly spring or flinch back in fear, horror, or disgust
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To harden into a solid or semi-solid state
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To cover completely with water
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Hesitate or be reluctant to do something that one thinks may be wrong
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To kill, or cause the death of, on a large scale
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axeUK
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To become embroiled or implicated in
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Make airtight
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Adjective
Small, thin and weak in build or structure
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