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It sounds like from the PR [public relations] perspective they are sticking to their guns.

She is smiling, a pink-striped hat on her head and a mini rainbow lollipop sticking out of her mouth.

Maybe I could turn all these quarters into some kind of rib-sticking casserole.

Just five years old, with no television and no idea about what that meant, still, she had a line and she was sticking to it.

Imagine the chilling effect this would have on senators thinking about sticking around for a fourth term and beyond.

It was no worm that Mrs. Robin had found, but Grandfather Mole's hairless tail sticking out of the ground.

He made me play it again perfectly legato, and with no one note "sticking out" more than another.

She has an obstinacy and a perseverance in sticking at you that drive you almost wild, but make you learn "lots" in the end.

A piece of iron sticking out from the cross-head carried the plug-rod for working the gear-handles.

And Aristide passed by with a swagger, his head high and the end of his pointed beard sticking joyously up in the air.


On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sticking, such as: balking, hesitating, indisposed, objecting, opposed, and protesting.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.