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synonyms for the sticks

  • outback
  • wilderness
  • back o' beyond
  • back of beyond
  • backwoods
  • boondocks
  • boonies
  • godforsaken place
  • hinterland
  • the boonies
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How to use the sticks in a sentence

Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
He walked about, stumbling over sticks and stones and stumps, sometimes falling down on soft moss, and again on the hard ground.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
Regular pitched battles were fought with sticks and staves and stones.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The boys were dragging along the banquette a small "express wagon," which they had filled with blocks and sticks.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The black sticks resembling lollipops are said to be compounds of rum, bullocks' blood and tobacco lees.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
How I do wish sometimes to give Ritchie a jog, when there is some stumbling-block that he sticks fast at.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
Some of these throwing-sticks, or mearas, were three inches broad and two feet six inches long.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO THE STICKS

  • back o' beyond
  • back of beyond
  • backwoods
  • boondocks
  • boonies
  • godforsaken place
  • hinterland
  • outback
  • the boonies
  • the sticks
  • wilderness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.