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How to use stickling in a sentence

  • "All the caves you want," said Bernel, scornful at such unusual stickling on the part of his chum.

  • This is seen in their way of stickling for accuracy when others repeat familiar word-forms.

    Children's Ways | James Sully
  • Why, man, I found them fastened on him myself; and there was odd staving and stickling to make them 'ware haunch!'

  • The artists fought this influence, stickling a long time for the severer classicism of ancient Greece.

  • "This will be brought to you by stickling," the note said; but who stickling was Vavasor did not know.

    Can You Forgive Her? | Anthony Trollope

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