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stickle

See definition of stickle on Dictionary.com
  • as indemur
  • as indissent
  • as inrecoil
  • as inscruple

synonyms for stickle

  • hesitate
  • vacillate
  • waver
  • balk
  • cavil
  • challenge
  • combat
  • complain
  • deprecate
  • disapprove
  • dispute
  • doubt
  • fight
  • object
  • oppose
  • pause
  • protest
  • pussyfoot
  • refuse
  • remonstrate
  • resist
  • scruple
  • shy
  • stick
  • strain
  • hem and haw
  • take exception
  • wait and see
See also synonyms for: stickling
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antonyms for stickle

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  • accept
  • agree
  • aid
  • approve
  • believe
  • commend
  • consent
  • endorse
  • give in
  • go along
  • help
  • praise
  • sanction
  • support
  • surrender
  • accept
  • agree
  • consent
  • approve
  • join
  • assent
  • authorize
  • concur
  • endorse
  • ratify
  • sanction
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How to use stickle in a sentence

At the usual hour that night the employés of Stickle and Screw left work and took their several ways home ward.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
Some species of fish, notably the stickle-back and the bass, make nests and mother their young.
SEX=THE UNKNOWN QUANTITYALI NOMAD
I would not stickle about hours, but the money and the drink are very just.
SYBILBENJAMIN DISRAELI
Harrison Stickle, 'the next neighbour of Pavey Ark, is another happy hunting-ground for beginners.
CLIMBING IN THE BRITISH ISLES. VOL. 1 - ENGLANDW. P. HASKETT SMITH
This and the other gills between it and Stickle Tarn afford good climbing up the walls by which they are enclosed.
CLIMBING IN THE BRITISH ISLES. VOL. 1 - ENGLANDW. P. HASKETT SMITH
Tis no time now to stickle over means and remedies; let him cure me who can, or let me die if I must, I thought.
OPIUM EATINGANONYMOUS
Every body may be d——d, as they seem fond of it, and resolve to stickle lustily for endless brimstone.
LIFE OF LORD BYRON, VOL. IIITHOMAS MOORE
But the magistrate was not in a frame of mind to stickle for nicety of expression.
MONSIEUR LECOQ, V.1EMILE GABORIAU
Cringe, in the sense of to constrain; and so to stickle, or haggle.
DIARY OF RICHARD COCKS VOL. IRICHARD COCKS
Paula fell asleep, thinking of snails and stickle-backs, flowers and Sister Annie, big trees and solid friends.
SHE BUILDETH HER HOUSEWILL COMFORT
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO STICKLE

  • balk
  • cavil
  • challenge
  • combat
  • complain
  • deprecate
  • disapprove
  • dispute
  • doubt
  • fight
  • hem and haw
  • hesitate
  • object
  • oppose
  • pause
  • protest
  • pussyfoot
  • refuse
  • remonstrate
  • resist
  • scruple
  • shy
  • stick
  • stickle
  • strain
  • take exception
  • vacillate
  • wait and see
  • waver
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.