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See definition of sticking on Dictionary.com
  • verbadhere, affix
  • verbpoke with pointed object
  • verbposition, lay
  • verbendure

synonyms for sticking

  • attach
  • catch
  • fix
  • glue
  • hold
  • linger
  • paste
  • remain
  • stay
  • bind
  • bond
  • braze
  • cement
  • clasp
  • cleave
  • cling
  • clog
  • cohere
  • fasten
  • fuse
  • hug
  • jam
  • join
  • lodge
  • persist
  • snag
  • solder
  • unite
  • weld
  • be bogged down
  • become embedded
  • become immobilized
  • cling like ivy
  • freeze to
  • hold fast
  • hold on
  • stay put
  • stick like barnacle
  • stick together
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antonyms for sticking

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  • go
  • halt
  • leave
  • let go
  • release
  • stop
  • detach
  • disconnect
  • divide
  • free
  • loose
  • loosen
  • open
  • separate
  • unfasten
  • disobey
  • displace
  • forget
  • refuse
  • remove
  • unfix
  • unstick
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How to use sticking in a sentence

It was no worm that Mrs. Robin had found, but Grandfather Mole's hairless tail sticking out of the ground.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
He made me play it again perfectly legato, and with no one note "sticking out" more than another.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
She has an obstinacy and a perseverance in sticking at you that drive you almost wild, but make you learn "lots" in the end.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
A piece of iron sticking out from the cross-head carried the plug-rod for working the gear-handles.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
And Aristide passed by with a swagger, his head high and the end of his pointed beard sticking joyously up in the air.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
She adjusted it, sticking the hat pin through the heavy coil of hair with some deliberation.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Halfway down the hill one of her skis must have struck somethingperhaps the stub of a bush sticking out of the snow.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
There isn't anything out there but a lot of funny looking heads sticking through the curtains.
THE OUTDOOR GIRLS IN THE SADDLELAURA LEE HOPE
Near the path were the top branches of a willow tree, sticking out above the snow.
STORIES THE IROQUOIS TELL THEIR CHILDRENMABEL POWERS
It was a peaked corner of the sack sticking out of the soil that attracted attention.
A THIN GHOST AND OTHERSM. R. (MONTAGUE RHODES) JAMES
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO STICKING

  • adherence
  • adhesiveness
  • attachment
  • bond
  • cling
  • grip
  • stickiness
  • sticking
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.