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verb as in poke with pointed object

verb as in position, lay

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At 14 hives, the researchers used a balloon tied to a stick to chase off hornets, says Otis.

Let’s start with the stick vacuumVacuum cleaners these days come in all shapes and sizes and there are various aspects you might want to think about when working out which one you want.

If he had 10 plates spinning on sticks before, now he’s got 20.

If crosspieces are in the right place, your toes should be covering the first stick you tied, and your heels should be covering the second stick you tied, for each shoe.

This guy’s charging at them, with a knife in one hand, a stick in the other, screaming at them, in a confined space.

Added to drinking water at concentrations of around one part per million, fluoride ions stick to dental plaque.

He wore white gloves, a dignified long black coat, and matching pants and vest, and he carried a dark walking stick.

After some animated debate at the conference, Lelaie declared, with some frustration, “If you push on the stick, you will fly.”

The birds poop all over the forest, and thanks to the viscin, the mistletoe seeds in said poop stick to branches.

And for Larry Flynt, this might be a monumental opportunity to stick it to the dictator the best way he knows how.

You see, they always butter their chairs so that they won't stick fast when they sit down.

Whoever succeeded in getting the ring on his stick won the game, and carried the prize home as a sign of victory.

By using his walking stick he discovered that they formed a trail to a point in the wall.

I am not informed further; but inasmuch as you are living on the place, my advice is that you stick right there, and hold it.

The last time I tried it, I caught the end of my stick between two rocks and it broke.


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On this page you'll find 278 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to stick, such as: bar, bat, baton, cane, club, and rod.

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