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Verb
Present participle for fasten or cause to adhere to something
“Alternatively, you could cover the outside of the vase in double-sided adhesive tape, then stick large leaves vertically around it.”
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Present participle for poke with pointed object
“He who showed quick reactions to stick his ice axe into the ground and hung for several minutes.”
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Present participle for put somewhere, typically in a quick or careless way
“Just stick that sandwich on my desk.”
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Present participle for protrude or extend in a certain direction
“His front teeth stick out.”
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Present participle for stab or pierce with a sharp object
“If you stick a pig it squeals.”
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Present participle for adhere or cling to something
“When the saliva flow is reduced, food particles tend to stick on or between tooth surfaces.”
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Present participle for be or become fixed or jammed as a result of an obstruction
“Is that drawer in the bathroom vanity still sticking, despite trying to lubricate it with toothpaste?”
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Present participle for be or become convincing, established, or regarded as valid
“He renamed it the Fairfield yard - a name that was to stick until 1968.”
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Present participle for endure
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Verb
“One particular incident sticks in his mind.”
Verb
“If I had my knife here I would stick him.”
Verb
Present participle for to rob by the use of trickery or threats
Adjective
Able or designed to stick to things
Noun
The action or process of adhering to a surface or object
Adjective
Having a thick, sticky consistency between solid and liquid
Noun
The action or process of penetrating something
Adjective
Having a disinclination
Adjective
Tending to adhere to objects upon contact
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