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Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
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
Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Aunt Ri, at her best estate, had never possessed a room which had the expression of this poor little mud hut of Ramona's.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
So far Murat had always held subordinate commands; his great ambition was to become the commander-in-chief of an independent army.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Their jurisdictions overlapped and the Gascon would play second fiddle to no one save to his great brother-in-law.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Whoever succeeded in getting the ring on his stick won the game, and carried the prize home as a sign of victory.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
In some parts of Korea the houses were built of stout timbers, the chinks covered with woven cane and plastered with mud.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO STICK-IN-THE-MUD

  • drip
  • fuddy-duddy
  • grinch
  • grouch
  • killjoy
  • malcontent
  • sourpuss
  • spoilsport
  • stick-in-the-mud
  • wet blanket
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