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  • as infinesse
  • as inheavy hand
  • as iniron hand

synonyms for big stick

  • acumen
  • competence
  • guile
  • quickness
  • savvy
  • skill
  • sophistication
  • subtlety
  • tact
  • adeptness
  • adroitness
  • artfulness
  • artifice
  • bluff
  • cleverness
  • con
  • craft
  • craftiness
  • cunning
  • delicacy
  • diplomacy
  • discernment
  • discretion
  • feint
  • gimmick
  • polish
  • racket
  • ruse
  • savoir-faire
  • stratagem
  • trick
  • wile
  • grift
  • runaround

antonyms for big stick

MOST RELEVANT
  • ignorance
  • inability
  • incapability
  • ineptness
  • frankness
  • honesty
  • openness
  • stupidity
  • truthfulness
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      How to use big stick in a sentence

      The big room at King's Warren Parsonage was already fairly well filled.
      THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
      Sol laughed out of his whiskers, with a big, loose-rolling sound, and sat on the porch without waiting to be asked.
      THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
      There were at least a dozen ladies seated round the big table at the Parsonage.
      THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
      I pictured him as slim and young looking, smooth-faced, with golden curly hair, and big brown eyes.
      THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
      Big Reginald took their lives at pool, and pocketed their half-crowns in an easy genial way, which almost made losing a pleasure.
      THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
      You see, they always butter their chairs so that they won't stick fast when they sit down.
      DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
      He had meted out stern justice to his own son, when he had banished big Reginald to South America; but he had his virtues.
      THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
      Young Lamb's big cigar has been out long ago; but he pulls hard at it, wholly unaware of the fact.
      THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
      But we must not class in this unclean category Lord Spunyarn and his friend Haggard, who were both playing at the big table.
      THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
      He was holding his big head high in the air, like a giraffe, and gazing proudly about him as he ran.
      DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
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