What is the opposite of stick?

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Noun
Opposite of a heavy pole-shaped implement, typically intended for use as a weapon
Noun
Opposite of severe criticism or treatment
Noun
Opposite of a slender woody shoot growing from a branch or stem of a tree or shrub
Noun
Opposite of a portion of an object or of material, especially when produced by cutting, tearing, or breaking the whole
“He saw how small it was, and asked if he could have the whole of the cake.”
Noun
Opposite of a device to assist in motion, typically providing support under the arm to reduce weight on a leg
Verb
Opposite of to fasten or cause to adhere to something, typically using a sticky substance
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Opposite of to remain somewhere for an extended period of time
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Opposite of to put somewhere, typically in a quick or careless way
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(British, informal) Opposite of to accept or tolerate (an unpleasant or unwelcome person or situation)
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(stick out) Opposite of to protrude or extend in a certain direction
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Opposite of to cheat, deceive or defraud someone for personal gain
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Opposite of to gain an advantage or profit by using unfair or deceitful methods
“I admire this superior being who told truths without sweetening them to help others to gain a temporary advantage.”
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Opposite of to position or place something in a particular place or spot
“Callie, did you move my keys? I have to get to work!”
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Opposite of to deceive or fool someone
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Opposite of puncture, pierce with sharp, pointed object
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Opposite of to put to death by fixing on a sharp stake
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(of an object) Opposite of to put in a particular position or location
“Please remove the dishes from the dining table once the guests have left.”
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Opposite of to set (something) down heavily or unceremoniously
“I gently set the expensive and beautiful art piece on the cabinet and breathe a sigh of relief.”
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Opposite of to tolerate, endure or put up with (something)
“On the contrary, the federal regulations, and the ethical principles on which they rest, would seem to disallow such behavior.”
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Opposite of 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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Opposite of to exert force or pressure on
“Her school bag was so heavy that she had to place it on the ground and pull it all the way to the car.”
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Opposite of to remain in a specified state or position
“Food would be brought to them and if for some reason they had to leave their post, someone would step in for relief.”
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Opposite of to place or leave something at a given place or location
“You can collect the car once servicing has been completed.”
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Opposite of to obtain money or property by fraud
Verb
Opposite of to put or place something in a given location or position
“She would take a ruler and measure its length exactly.”
Adjective
Opposite of small, thin and weak in build or structure
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