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sticking point

noun as in ultimatum

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Some people familiar with the negotiations wondered whether that proposition would become a sticking point in the 2021 health and safety protocols, too.

One of the biggest potential sticking points, literally, is getting the cakes out of the ramekins or molds.

A key sticking point in negotiations has been expanding what criteria the district uses for granting medical accommodations.

Buzzwords are often a big sticking point when it comes to B2B and SaaS marketing.

The Federal Reserve’s lending powers have emerged as a key sticking point in the deal.

I quickly learned—the sticking point was, and still is, the cops.

The one sticking point was, of course, that my D-list viral celebrity as a Jeopardy!

A second sticking point is the ban on characterizing flavors.

The major sticking point is Democratic insistence on providing a path to citizenship for 11 million undocumented immigrants.

Another sticking point is a case in New York she brought against gun manufacturers.

The twin ex-Judge-Advocates, at length, brace each other up to the sticking-point and venture on an appeal to the public.

The yellow jaw gaped, filled with blood, and the poised knife fell at his side, sticking point down in the flooring.

Alexander had held to the sticking-point the quailing energies of spent men for more than six agonized hours.

But the third night both arrived at the trysting spot with determination screwed up to the sticking point.

Nay, there are indubitable proofs that his personal courage could not always be “screwed up to the sticking point.”


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sticking point, such as: warning, conditions, demand, final notice, final proposal, and final terms.

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