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stick [ stik] n.棍,棒 vt.刺;粘贴

stick out 伸出;坚持到底;显眼

stick to 坚持;忠于;信守

stick out for 坚持索取

stick out 伸出,突出;坚持到底,继续

stick to 坚持,忠于,信守

stick out
伸出,突出;坚持到底,继续

stick to
坚持,忠于,信守

stick [stik] v.粘住,钉住,坚持n.棒,枝条

翘尾巴 be cocky; get stuck-up

Flashing Stick 闪光棒

Glue Stick 固体胶水

Ice Cream Stick 冰激凌棒

Incense Stick 线香

get stuck 抛锚;进入僵局

stick around 在附近等着

stick your nose into 让你忙着

stick-up 抢劫

中式早點
烧饼     Clay oven rolls
油条     Fried bread stick
韭菜盒    Fried leek dumplings
水饺     Boiled dumplings
蒸饺     Steamed dumplings
馒头     Steamed buns
割包     Steamed sandwich
饭团     Rice and vegetable roll
蛋饼     Egg cakes
皮蛋     100-year egg
咸鸭蛋    Salted duck egg
豆浆     Soybean milk

甜 点
爱玉     Vegetarian gelatin
糖葫芦    Tomatoes on sticks
长寿桃    Longevity Peaches
芝麻球    Glutinous rice sesame balls
麻花     Hemp flowers
双胞胎    Horse hooves

冰糖葫芦 a stick of sugar-coated haws (or apples,etc.)

""stick-on" poster" “粘贴式”海报

变速杆
stick shift(gear shift lever)

Stick with me.
紧跟着我。

The old man leaned upon his stick.
那位老人倚着拐杖。

Every stick has two ends.
凡事总有利又有弊。

The picture was faked by sticking together two photos.
这张照片是把两张照片拼在一起伪造的。

The picture was faked by sticking together two photos.
这张照片是用两张照片拚在一起伪造的。

We were stuck with relatives who came to stay unexpectedly.
我们不得不接待不期而至的亲戚们。

Will you help me with this mathematical problem? I’m stuck with it.
这道数学题你能帮我一下吗?我怎么也解不出来。

I'd like to thank my friends who stuck by me during the difficult times.
我想感谢我的朋友,他们在我困难的时候支持了我。

She stuck by Bob when he was in trouble.
鲍勃遇上麻烦时她支持了他。

His family can be trusted to stick by him whatever happens.
无论发生什么事,都可相信他家里人会支持他。

Her husband stuck by her in good times and bad.
她的丈夫曾和她同甘共苦。

His family can be trusted to stick by him whatever happens.
他的家庭可以信得过,无论发生什么事他们都会支持他的。

My false teeth are stuck to it. 我的假牙还在上边呢!

The old man could not walk without a stick.
这老人没有手杖就走不了路。

别离开我。
Don't go away. *比较随便的说法。表示“呆在这儿”、“别离开。”
Stay around.
Stick around.

别那么自命不凡。
Don't be stuck-up. *stuck-up “骄傲自满”、“自高自大”。
Don't be so pompous. *pompous “装模作样的”、“自负的”、“华而不实的”。
Don't be such a snob. *snob “势利小人”、“看人行事的俗人”。
Don't act like you're better than I am.
Don't flatter yourself so much. (别那么自以为是。) *flatter oneself “骄傲自满”、“得意洋洋”。

无意中说漏了嘴。
It was a slip of the tongue.
It was a slip of the tongue. (无意中说漏了嘴。)
Really? Didn't she know about it? (真的吗?难道她不知道?)
I spilled the beans. (我泄露了秘密。)
I stuck my foot in my mouth. (我把不好/失礼的事说出去了。)

It is a shame!
这是一句可以用在许多适当情况的口语 (Catch-all phrase),是表示一种轻度的「遗憾」或「同情」(a form of sympathy or regret) 但没有「羞耻」的意思。
It is a shame that your car got stuck in the snow.(你的汽车陷在雪里,真糟糕。)
When I said, "I lost ten dollars from my pocket.",he replied, "It is a shame!"(当我说:「我从口袋里掉了十块钱」,他回答:「真遗憾?」)
至於 "What a shame",其实与 "it is a shame" 意思相似,也有 "It is too bad" 的味道。例如:
What a shame that his son's behavior is so rude.(他儿子的粗鲁行为是令人遗憾的)

He who has a mind to beat his dog will easily find his stick.
欲加之罪,何患无辞。

Let the cobbler stick to his last.
安分守己。

The cobbler must stick to his last.
安分守己。

A I was in a taxi last night during the rush hour for about 45 minutes. And it was only a short journey.
A 我昨晚乘出租车在高峰时刻耽搁了大约45分钟。其实只是一小段路程。
B It takes so long to drive anywhere during the rush hour.
B 在高峰阶段无论在哪里都要开很长时间。
A I know. It’s horrible when you are stuck in a traffic jam and you are late for something.
A 我知道。遭遇交通阻塞太可怕了,你一定迟到。
B But there’s nothing you can do. It’s the same for everybody.
B 但是你又无能为力。对谁都一样。
A Sometimes I think the best thing to do in rush hour is to walk.
A 有时我想在高峰时刻最好的办法是步行。
B If it’s a short journey, I think you’re right.
B 如果路途很短的话,我想你是对的。

I was stuck in a traffic jam.
我被困在了交通堵塞的情况中。
The traffic wasn’t moving.
车都停住了。
The traffic was very slow.
交通非常缓慢。
The roads were crowded.
马路上是拥堵极了。

@@@ ...之处
check-out counter 结账处
dwelling place 住处
end up 1.结束, 停止
2.到达某处或某种状态, 结果, 到头来
for the good of 为了对...有好处; 为了...的利益
glean sth. from 从...处搜集(消息、资料、情报等)
have (sth.) in common 有共同之处
in the forefront (of sth.) 在...的最前沿; 在...最重要之处
parking lot 停车处
pay off 1.证明是成功的; 做...是有好处的或值得的
2.还清(债款)
put back 把...放回原处
send in 将...寄至某处进行处理
share sth. with sb. 与某人分享某物; 与...共有或合用某物;
在...方面有共同之处
stay behind (别人走后)在某处留下不走(尤指暂不回家)
stick around 逗留/停留在某处或附近, 不走远
the housing office 房管处

@@@ 相信, 信任
a grain of truth 一点儿可信的东西; 一丝真理
be certain of 确信, 肯定
be credited to/with 相信...具有...; 把...归于...
believe in 1.信任, 信赖
2.信仰
believe it or not 信不信由你
depend on 依靠, 依赖; 信任
give sb. credit (for sth.) (因某事而)称赞某人; 相信某人(有某种优点)
I bet. 我确信, 我想一定会.
keep faith 守信, 忠于信仰
keep one's word 守信用, 遵守诺言
reliance on sb./sth. 对...的依赖/依靠; 对...的信赖, 信任
rely on/upon 依赖, 依靠; 信赖
stick to 黏着; 忠于, 信守
sure of oneself 有自信心
too good to be true 太好以致于不现实, 令人难以置信
trust in 相信, 信任

@@@ 留
carry over 继续下去, 遗留下来
hang around 逗留; 转悠
hang on to sth. 保留...; 不把...卖掉或
给别人
impress sb. with sth. 给...留下深刻印象
keep an eye on & keep an eye out (for) 照料, 照看; 留心, 注意
keep one's eyes open (for) 留心看着; 保持警惕
leave behind 1.留下(痕迹等)
2.把...遗留在..., 忘记携带...
make an impression on sb. 给某人留下印象; 使某人感动
pay heed to 注意..., 留心...
stay behind (别人走后)在某处留下不走(尤指暂不回家)
stick around 逗留/停留在某处或附近, 不走远

out : 向外(away from the inside, outside)
keep out 使在外
take out 拿出
put out 放出,伸出
come out 长出,
bring out拿出
bar out关在外
breathe out 呼吸出
eat out 出去吃
get out 弄出
go out 出去
lay out 摆开,展示
lock out 关在外面
look out 向外看
move out 搬出
point out指出
pour out 诉说
pull out 拉出
ship out 运出
stick out伸出
spit out 吐出
beat out 敲出
knock out 敲出
dine out 外出吃饭
drive out 驾车外出
leak out 漏出
draw out 拉出
see out 送出门去
draw out 出站
let out 放出, 释放

stick in the mud 保守的人
Cathy is such a stick in the mud. She never wants to try anything
new.
Cathy真保守,她从不想尝试新事物。

get stuck 抛锚;进入僵局

stick around 在附近等着

stick your nose into 让你忙着

stick-up 抢劫

stick out (把…)坚持到底;突出,显眼

stick to 坚持,忠于,信守;紧跟,紧随;粘贴在…上

- a stick-in the-mud 老古董
He is a stick =in-the-mud and will never invest his money in stock.

- be stuck on someone 迷恋上某人
Tom was stuck on the girl at the first meeting although it was a blind date.

- Stick out like a sore thumb 特别扎眼
I hate my big nose. It sticks out like a sore thumb.

stick; good; mallet; wand; bar

霸王鞭 [bà wáng biān] /a rattle stick used in folk dancing/rattle stick dance/

棒 [bàng] /a stick/club or cudgel/smart/capable/strong/

棒子 [bàng zǐ] /stick/club/cudgel/maize (corn)/ear of maize/corncob/

比量 [bǐ liàng] /take rough measurements (with the hand, a stick, string, etc.)/

拨弄 [bō nòng] /move to and fro (with hand, foot, stick, etc.)/fiddle with/stir up/

不拘 [bù jū] /not stick to/not confine oneself to/whatever/

不拘一格 [bù jū yī gé] /not stick to one pattern/

插 [chā] /insert/stick in/pierce/to take part in/to interfere/to interpose/

插入 [chā rù] /insert/stick/thrust/

叉 [chá] /to cross/be stuck/

杆 [gǎn] /stick/pole/

棍 [gùn] /stick/

棍子 [gùn zi ] /stick/rod/

撅 [juē] /break off/stick up (as a tail)/

墨 [mò] /China ink/ink stick/

扦 [qiān] /graft (tree)/stick in/

签 [qiān] /a note/a stick/sign one's name/

软硬兼施 [ruǎn yìng jiān shī] /use both carrot and stick/use gentle methods and force/an iron hand in a velvet glove/

折 [shé] /broken (as of rope, stick)/

探头探脑 [tàn tóu tàn nǎo] /(saying) to stick one's head out and look around/

贴 [tiē] /to stick/to paste/to keep close to/to fit snugly/allowance/

凸 [tū] /(adj) convex; stick out/

栽 [zāi] /to force/to stick in/to plant/

扎 [zhā] /to prick/to run or stick (a needle, etc.) into/

粘 [zhān] /to stick/paste/

炷 [zhù] /candlewick/incense stick/

With other audiences you mustn't attempt to cut in with humor as they will resent an outsider making disparaging remarks about their canteen or their chairman.
而对于其他听众,你就不能试图贸然地讲这种幽默,因为他们也许不喜欢外人对他们的餐厅或总裁有如此微词。
You will be on safer ground if you stick to scapegoats like the Post Office or the telephone system.
如果你选择去评论邮局或电话局这样的替罪羊,那你就会很安全。

{adj: adherent} sticking fast

{adj: better off} in a more fortunate or prosperous condition
"she would have been better off if she had stuck with teaching"
"is better off than his classmate"

{adj: bigheaded, persnickety, snooty, snot-nosed, snotty, stuck-up, too big for one's breeches, uppish} (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant
"a snotty little scion of a degenerate family"-Laurent Le Sage
"they're snobs--stuck-up and uppity and persnickety"

{adj: churning, churned-up} moving with or producing or produced by vigorous agitation
"winds whipped the piled leaves into churning masses"
"a car stuck in the churned-up mud"

{adj: cluttered, littered} filled or scattered with a disorderly accumulation of objects or rubbish
"the storm left the drivewaylittered with sticks nd debris"
"his library was a cluttered room with piles of books on every chair"

{adj: coherent, tenacious} sticking together
"two coherent sheets"
"tenacious burrs"

{adj: crisp, firm, crunchy} pleasingly firm and fresh and making a crunching noise when chewed
"crisp carrot and celery sticks"
"a firm apple"
"crunchy lettuce"

{adj: cursed with, stuck with} burdened with
"stuck with the tab"

{adj: dead-end} lacking opportunities for development or advancement
"stuck in a dead-end job"

{adj: fogyish, moss-grown, mossy, stick-in-the-mud, stodgy} (used pejoratively) out of fashion; old fashioned
"moss-grown ideas about family life"

{adj: gnarled, gnarly, knotted, knotty, knobbed} used of old persons or old trees; covered with knobs or knots
"gnarled and knotted hands"
"a knobbed stick"

{adj: jutting, projected, projecting, protruding, sticking, sticking out} extending out above or beyond a surface or boundary
"the jutting limb of a tree"
"massive projected buttresses"
"his protruding ribs"
"a pile of boards sticking over the end of his truck"

{adj: obtrusive} sticking out; protruding

{adj: plain} not elaborate or elaborated; simple
"plain food"
"stuck to the plain facts"
"a plain blue suit"
"a plain rectangular brick building"
<-> fancy

{adj: stick-on} of something (a paper label or postage stamp) gummed in advance
"stick-on labels"

{adj: sticky} moist as with undried perspiration and with clothing sticking to the body
"felt sticky and chilly at the same time"

{adj: stuck} baffled
"this problem has me completely stuck"

{adj: stuck} caught or fixed
"stuck in the mud"
<-> unstuck

{adj: uncleared} not cleared; not rid of objects or obstructions
"uncleared land"
"many cars were stuck in the snow on uncleared streets"
<-> cleared

{adj: unstuck} free
"a man with a mule got my car unstuck"
"the gears locked in second and would not come unstuck"
<-> stuck

{adv: amok, amuck, murderously} in a murderous frenzy
"rioters running amuck and throwing sticks and bottles and stones"

{adv: endways, endwise} on end or upright
"sticks leaning against the wall endways"

{adv: fast, tight} firmly or tightly
"held fast to the rope"
"her foot was stuck fast"
"held tight"

{adv: incongruously} in an incongruous manner
"his shirttails stuck out from his tuxedo pants somewhat incongruously"

{adv: perkily, saucily} in a perky manner
"stuck perkily, like a bustle on a woman's skirt"

{adv: softly, quietly} with low volume
"speak softly but carry a big stick"
"she spoke quietly to the child"
"the radio was playing softly"
<-> loudly

{adv: together} in contact with each other
"the leaves stuck together"

{n: American angelica tree, devil's walking stick, Hercules'-club, Aralia spinosa} small deciduous clump-forming tree or shrub of eastern United States

{n: B-flat clarinet, licorice stick} the ordinary clarinet with a middle range

{n: Phasmida, order Phasmida, Phasmatodea, order Phasmatodea} in some classifications considered a suborder of Orthoptera: stick insects; leaf insects

{n: Phasmidae, family Phasmidae, Phasmatidae, family Phasmatidae} stick insects

{n: Post-It} brand name for a slip of notepaper that has an adhesive that allows it to stick to a surface and be removed without damaging the surface

{n: Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, President Roosevelt, President Theodore Roosevelt} 26th President of the United States; hero of the Spanish-American War; Panama Canal was built during his administration
"Theodore Roosevelt said `Speak softly but carry a big stick'" (1858-1919)

{n: Teflon, polytetrafluoroethylene} a material used to coat cooking utensils and in industrial applications where sticking is to be avoided

{n: adhesiveness, adhesion, adherence, bond} the property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or the joining of surfaces of different composition

{n: baguet, baguette} narrow French stick loaf

{n: bay window, bow window} a window that sticks out from the outside wall of a house

{n: beggar's lice, beggar lice} Eurasian and North American plants having small prickly nutlets that stick to clothing

{n: big stick} a display of force or power
"speak softly but carry a big stick"

{n: billiards} any of several games played on rectangular cloth-covered table (with cushioned edges) in which long tapering cue sticks are used to propel ivory (or composition) balls

{n: boomerang, throwing stick, throw stick} a curved piece of wood; when properly thrown will return to thrower

{n: breadstick, bread-stick} a crisp stick-shaped roll; often served with soup

{n: brim} a circular projection that sticks outward from the crown of a hat

{n: candle, taper, wax light} stick of wax with a wick in the middle

{n: cane} a stick that people can lean on to help them walk

{n: carrot stick} a stick of carrot eaten raw

{n: carrot} promise of reward as in "carrot and stick"
"used the carrot of subsidized housing for the workers to get their vote";

{n: celery stick} celery stalks cut into small sticks

{n: charcoal, fusain} a stick of black carbon material used for drawing

{n: charcoal} a drawing made with a stick of black carbon material

{n: chopstick} one of a pair of slender sticks used as oriental tableware to eat food with

{n: chorionic villus} one of the tiny villi that stick out of the fetal chorion and combine with the mother's uterine tissue to form the placenta

{n: cling film, clingfilm, Saran Wrap} a thin plastic film made of saran (trade name Saran Wrap) that sticks to itself; used for wrapping food

{n: clopidogrel bisulfate, Plavix} a blood thinner (trade name Plavix) approved for the treatment of mild heart attacks; works by preventing blood platelets from sticking together to form clots that would restrict blood flow

{n: club} stout stick that is larger at one end
"he carried a club in self defense"
"he felt as if he had been hit with a club"

{n: coherence, coherency, cohesion, cohesiveness} the state of cohering or sticking together
<-> incoherence

{n: collage, montage} a paste-up made by sticking together pieces of paper or photographs to form an artistic image
"he used his computer to make a collage of pictures superimposed on a map"

{n: crayon, wax crayon} writing implement consisting of a colored stick of composition wax used for writing and drawing

{n: crosscheck} an illegal check (chopping at an opponent's arms or stick)

{n: cue, cue stick, pool cue, pool stick} sports implement consisting of a tapering rod used to strike a cue ball in pool or billiards

{n: diapheromera, Diapheromera femorata} a variety of stick insect

{n: divining rod, dowser, dowsing rod, waterfinder, water finder} forked stick that is said to dip down to indicate underground water or oil

{n: doorway, door, room access, threshold} the entrance (the space in a wall) through which you enter or leave a room or building; the space that a door can close
"he stuck his head in the doorway"

{n: drumstick} a stick used for playing a drum

{n: fagot, faggot} a bundle of sticks and branches bound together

{n: ferule} a switch (a stick or cane or flat paddle) used to punish children

{n: field hockey, hockey} a game resembling ice hockey that is played on an open field; two opposing teams use curved sticks try to drive a ball into the opponents' net

{n: fish stick, fish finger} a long fillet of fish breaded and fried

{n: fistmele} about seven inches; the breadth of a fist with the thumb stuck out (used especially in archery to give the correct distance of the string from the bow)

{n: flail} an implement consisting of handle with a free swinging stick at the end; used in manual threshing

{n: head, caput} the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains
"he stuck his head out the window"

{n: hockey stick} sports implement consisting of a stick used by hockey players to move the puck

{n: ice hockey, hockey, hockey game} a game played on an ice rink by two opposing teams of six skaters each who try to knock a flat round puck into the opponents' goal with angled sticks

{n: ice lolly, lolly, lollipop, popsicle} ice cream or water ice on a small wooden stick
"in England a popsicle is called an ice lolly"

{n: joint, marijuana cigarette, reefer, stick, spliff} marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking

{n: joss stick} a slender stick of incense burned before a joss by the Chinese

{n: lac dye} scarlet dye like cochineal; extracted with alkali from stick lac

{n: lathi, lathee} club consisting of a heavy stick (often bamboo) bound with iron; used by police in India

{n: linstock} a stick about a meter long with a point on one end (to stick in the ground) and a forked head on the other end (to hold a lighted match); formerly used to fire cannons

{n: lollipop, sucker, all-day sucker} hard candy on a stick

{n: lunar caustic} silver nitrate fused into sticks and formerly used as a caustic

{n: macaroni} a British dandy in the 18th century who affected Continental mannerisms
"Yankee Doodle stuck a feather in his cap and called it macaroni"

{n: matchstick} a short thin stick of wood used in making matches

{n: maulstick, mahlstick} a long stick that a painter uses to support the hand holding the brush

{n: measuring stick, measure, measuring rod} measuring instrument having a sequence of marks at regular intervals; used as a reference in making measurements

{n: mumblety-peg, mumble-the-peg} a game in which players throw or flip a jackknife in various ways so that the knife sticks in the ground

{n: name calling, names} verbal abuse; a crude substitute for argument
"sticks and stones may break my bones but names can never hurt me"

{n: pencil} a cosmetic in a long thin stick; designed to be applied to a particular part of the face
"an eyebrow pencil"

{n: phasmid, phasmid insect} large cylindrical or flattened mostly tropical insects with long strong legs that feed on plants; walking sticks and leaf insects

{n: pin, peg, stick} informal terms of the leg
"fever left him weak on his sticks"

{n: pinata} plaything consisting of a container filled with toys and candy; suspended from a height for blindfolded children to break with sticks

{n: pincushion} a small stiff cushion into which pins are stuck ready for use

{n: pinwheel, pinwheel wind collector} a toy consisting of vanes of colored paper or plastic that is pinned to a stick and spins when it is pointed into the wind

{n: plaster, adhesive plaster, sticking plaster} adhesive tape used in dressing wounds

{n: plodder, slowpoke, stick-in-the-mud, slowcoach} someone who moves slowly
"in England they call a slowpoke a slowcoach"

{n: plunger, plumber's helper} hand tool consisting of a stick with a rubber suction cup at one end; used to clean clogged drains

{n: pogo stick} plaything consisting of a pole with foot rests and a strong spring; propelled by jumping

{n: point} sharp end
"he stuck the point of the knife into a tree"
"he broke the point of his pencil"

{n: poke check} knocking the puck away by jabbing at it with the hockey stick

{n: polo mallet, polo stick} a mallet used to strike the ball in polo

{n: rain stick} a percussion instrument that is made from a dried cactus branch that is hollowed out and filled with small pebbles and capped at both ends; makes the sound of falling rain when tilted; origin was in Chile where tribesmen used it in ceremonies to bring rain

{n: redstem storksbill, alfilaria, alfileria, filaree, filaria, clocks, pin grass, pin clover, Erodium cicutarium} European weed naturalized in southwestern United States and Mexico having reddish decumbent stems with small fernlike leaves and small deep reddish-lavender flowers followed by slender fruits that stick straight up; often grown for forage

{n: rock candy, rock} hard bright-colored stick candy (typically flavored with peppermint)

{n: rule, ruler} measuring stick consisting of a strip of wood or metal or plastic with a straight edge that is used for drawing straight lines and measuring lengths

{n: safety pin} a pin in the form of a clasp; has a guard so the point of the pin will not stick the user

{n: scone} small biscuit (rich with cream and eggs) cut into diamonds or sticks and baked in an oven or (especially originally) on a griddle

{n: seed lac} granular material obtained from stick lac by crushing and washing

{n: shooting stick} device that resembles a spiked walking stick but the top opens into a seat

{n: shuffleboard, shovelboard} a game in which players use long sticks to shove wooden disks onto the scoring area marked on a smooth surface

{n: singlestick, fencing stick, backsword} a stick used instead of a sword for fencing

{n: size stick} a mechanical measuring stick used by shoe fitters to measure the length and width of your foot

{n: slapshot} a fast shot made with a short powerful swing of the hockey stick

{n: slingshot, sling, catapult} a plaything consisting of a Y-shaped stick with elastic between the arms; used to propel small stones

{n: spindle} a stick or pin used to twist the yarn in spinning

{n: staff} a strong rod or stick with a specialized utilitarian purpose
"he walked with the help of a wooden staff"

{n: standard transmission, stick shift} a transmission that is operated manually with a gear lever and a clutch pedal

{n: stick cinnamon} dried rolled strips of cinnamon bark

{n: stick figure} drawing of a human of animal that represents the head by a circle and the rest of the body by straight lines

{n: stick horse} a child's plaything consisting on an imitation horse's head on one end of a stick

{n: stick lac} lac in its natural state as scraped off twigs and dried

{n: stick, control stick, joystick} a lever used by a pilot to control the ailerons and elevators of an airplane

{n: stickiness} the property of sticking to a surface

{n: sticking point} a point at which an impasse arises in progress toward an agreement or a goal

{n: sticks and stone} a general term for building materials

{n: stick} a long implement (usually made of wood) that is shaped so that hockey or polo players can hit a puck or ball

{n: stick} a long thin implement resembling a length of wood
"cinnamon sticks"
"a stick of dynamite"

{n: stick} a rectangular quarter pound block of butter or margarine

{n: stick} a small thin branch of a tree

{n: stick} an implement consisting of a length of wood
"he collected dry sticks for a campfire"
"the kid had a candied apple on a stick"

{n: stick} threat of a penalty
"the policy so far is all stick and no carrot"

{n: stob} a short straight stick of wood

{n: supplejack} walking stick made from the wood of an American tropical vine

{n: swagger stick} a short cane or stick covered with leather and carried by army officers

{n: swizzle stick} a small stick used to stir mixed drinks

{n: sword cane, sword stick} a cane concealing a sword or dagger

{n: throwing stick, throwing board, spear thrower, dart thrower} a device resembling a sling that is used in various primitive societies to propel a dart or spear

{n: unobtrusiveness} the quality of not sticking out in an unwelcome way
<-> obtrusiveness

{n: walking stick, walkingstick, stick insect} any of various mostly tropical insects having long twiglike bodies

{n: walking stick} a stick carried in the hand for support in walking

{n: window} an opening in the wall of a building (usually to admit light and air)
"he stuck his head in the window"

{v: adhere, hold fast, bond, bind, stick, stick to} stick to firmly
"Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?"

{v: adhere, stick} be a devoted follower or supporter
"The residents of this village adhered to Catholicism"
"She sticks to her principles"

{v: affix, stick on} attach to
"affix the seal here"

{v: bend, flex} form a curve
"The stick does not bend"
<-> straighten

{v: bog down, bog} cause to slow down or get stuck
"The vote would bog down the house"

{v: bog down, bog} get stuck while doing something
"She bogged down many times while she wrote her dissertation"

{v: bulk} stick out or up
"The parcel bulked in the sack"

{v: cling, cleave, adhere, stick, cohere} 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: come out, pop out, fall out} come forth or out
"You stick the coins in, but they come out again"
"His hair and teeth fell out"

{v: conglutinate} stick together
"the edges of the wound conglutinated"

{v: cradle} run with the stick

{v: crunch, munch} chew noisily
"The children crunched the celery sticks"

{v: cut away} remove by cutting off or away
"cut away the branch that sticks out"

{v: deodorize, deodorise, deodourise} eliminate the odor from
"This stick will deodorize your armpits"
<-> odorize, odourise

{v: diet} follow a regimen or a diet, as for health reasons
"He has high blood pressure and must stick to a low-salt diet"

{v: digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up} put up with something or somebody unpleasant
"I cannot bear his constant criticism"


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