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Adjective
Having a consistency that does not easily yield to pressure
“A little into the morning saw all of us grimacing over our stiff bodies - the outcome of the previous day's water pursuits!”
Adjective
Marked by or showing careful attention to set forms and details
“He was the only one not stiff and unresponsive with worry.”
Adjective
Difficult or severe
“Dave, the lodge manager, sets a stiff pace uphill.”
Adjective
Severe or strong
“That commission recommended stiff increases in the payroll tax to create a surplus that would help fund the retirement of baby boomers down the road.”
Adjective
Not easily bent or changed in shape; rigid
“While indoors, place a piece of the paper on stiff cardboard.”
Adjective
Being under the influence of alcohol
“… seeing that the customer was more than a little stiff, the bartender offered to call a cab for him.”
Adjective
Adjective
“Mix to a stiff paste.”
Adjective
“The army had put up a stiff resistance.”
Adjective
Powerful
“It was a consummate display of rugby into a stiff wind.”
Adjective
“And it's been the kind of week so far that makes you want a nice stiff drink.”
Noun
A dead body
“… to the mortician, a stiff was a stiff and they were all pretty much alike.”
Noun
A member of the human race
“… one lucky stiff will get the biggest jackpot in the lottery's history.”
Verb
To deliberately ignore or treat rudely
“… the actress has a reputation for stiffing the press at red-carpet events.”
Verb
To rob by the use of trickery or threats
“… customers who were too embarrassed to admit that they had been stiffed by an Internet company claiming to sell designer handbags.”
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