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Stick

Definition

[n] threat of a penalty; "the policy so far is all stick and no carrot"
[n] marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking
[n] implement consisting of a length of wood; "he collected dry sticks for a campfire"; "the kid had a candied apple on a stick"
[n] a lever used by a pilot to control the ailerons and elevators of an airplane
[n] informal terms of the leg; "fever left him weak on his sticks"
[n] a small thin branch of a tree
[v] saddle with something disagreeable or disadvantageous; "They stuck me with the dinner bill"; "I was stung with a huge tax bill"
[v] come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation; "The dress clings to her body"; "The label stuck to the box"; "The sushi rice grains cohere"
[v] stick to firmly; "Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?"
[v] pierce or penetrate or puncture with something pointed; "He stuck the needle into his finger"
[v] pierce with a thrust
[v] cause to protrude or as if to protrude; "stick one's hand out of the window"; "stick one's nose into other people's business"
[v] fix, force, or implant; "lodge a bullet in the table"
[v] stay put (in a certain place); "We are staying in Detroit; we are not moving to Cincinnati"; "Stay put in the corner here!"; "Stick around and you will learn something!"

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Antonyms

dislodge, free, move