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  • 1 stick like a limpet — stick fast, stick so tightly that it is very difficult to pry off …

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  • 2 stick — 1 /stIk/ verb past tense and past participle stuck 1 PUSH (transitive always + adv/prep, intransitive always + adv/prep) if a pointed object sticks into something or you stick it into something, it is pushed into it: stick sth in/into/through etc …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 3 stick — I n. 1) a hiking; hockey; pointed; walking stick 2) a celery stick 3) a composing stick ( device for typesetting ) 4) a swagger stick (carried by a military officer) 5) (misc.) to carry a big stick ( to threaten to use force to settle a dispute ) …

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  • 4 stick — Synonyms and related words: abide, abide with, abrade, acid, acuminate, addle, adhere, adhere to, advocate, affix, agglomerate, all, alpenstock, altogether, amalgamate, amaze, antidepressant, arm, articulate, assert, ataractic, athletic supporter …

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  • 5 stick it out — Synonyms and related words: be unflappable, bear up, come up fighting, die hard, get along, get home free, get on, go on, go on with, hang in, hang in there, hang on, hang tough, hold fast, hold on, hold out, hold up, keep at it, keep up, live… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 6 stick — 1. n. 1 a a short slender branch or length of wood broken or cut from a tree. b this trimmed for use as a support or weapon. 2 a thin rod or spike of wood etc. for a particular purpose (cocktail stick). 3 a an implement used to propel the ball in …

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  • 7 fast — 1. adjective 1 MOVING QUICKLY a) moving or travelling quickly: Burell is the fastest runner in the world. | The first pitch was fast and hard. b) able to travel or move very quickly: a fast car. | The horse was fast but not a good jumper. 2 IN A… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 Stick Cricket — is an Adobe Flash cricket game website. The game was developed originally by Cann Creative, a company from Sydney, Australia. Cann Creative later partnered with Advergamer, a company from London, England to further develop Stick Cricket into an… …

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  • 9 Fast and Loose (con game) — Fast and Loose is a cheating game played at fairs by sharpers. Also known as Pricking the Garter (Renaissance), The Strap (1930 con man argot), and The Old Army Game (World War II). In older periods, the leather or cloth webbing garters that men… …

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  • 10 Stick — Stick, v. i. 1. To adhere; as, glue sticks to the fingers; paste sticks to the wall. [1913 Webster] The green caterpillar breedeth in the inward parts of roses not blown, where the dew sticketh. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. To remain where placed; to …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 stick — [n] pole, often wooden bar, bat, baton, billet, birch, bludgeon, board, branch, cane, club, cudgel, drumstick, ferrule, ingot, mast, rod, rule, ruler, shoot, slab, slat, staff, stake, stalk, stave, stem, strip, switch, timber, twig, wand, wedge;… …

    New thesaurus

  • 12 stick out — {v.} 1a. To stand out from a wall or other surface; project; extend. * /The limb stuck out from the trunk of the tree./ 1b. To be seen or noticed more easily or quickly than others; be noticeable. * /My house is the only brick one on the street.… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 13 stick out — {v.} 1a. To stand out from a wall or other surface; project; extend. * /The limb stuck out from the trunk of the tree./ 1b. To be seen or noticed more easily or quickly than others; be noticeable. * /My house is the only brick one on the street.… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 14 fast and loose — described as a cheating game played with a stick and a belt or string, so arranged that a spectator would think he could make the latter fast by placing a stick through its intricate folds, whereas the operator could detach it at once. [James O.… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 15 Fast Company (magazine) — Fast Company October 2009 cover of Fast Company Managing Editor Bob Safian Categories Business magazine Frequency 10 times per year …

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  • 16 Stick 'Em Up — was Quarashi s first single from their American debut album, Jinx . Stick Em Up was released in February 2002 to much fanfare. The music video, which was a parody of the film Snatch , was in heavy rotation on MTV2. According to Quarashi member… …

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  • 17 fast-and-loose — fastˈ and looseˈ noun A cheating game practised at fairs, the dupe being invited to put a stick in the loop of a coiled belt so that it cannot be pulled away (also called prick the garter) • • • Main Entry: ↑fast …

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  • 18 stick — I. noun Etymology: Middle English stik, from Old English sticca; akin to Old Norse stik stick, Old English stician to stick Date: before 12th century 1. a woody piece or part of a tree or shrub: as a. a usually dry or dead severed shoot, twig, or …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 19 stick to — verb 1. stick to firmly (Freq. 4) Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall? • Syn: ↑adhere, ↑hold fast, ↑bond, ↑bind, ↑stick • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …

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  • 20 stick — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. stab, puncture, prick; put, place, thrust; glue; transfix, impale; informal, puzzle, stump. See opening, coherence, difficulty. v. i. adhere, cling; stay, remain, tarry; stall, freeze, be immobile …

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