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"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 WAYSJAMES 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
I really think I could give you a commission without much stickling of my conscience.
VIVIAN GREYEARL OF BEACONSFIELD, BENJAMIN DISRAELI

WORDS RELATED TO STICKLING

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pulchritudinousadjective | [puhl-kri-tood-n-uhs, -tyood- ]SEE DEFINITION