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sticks

plural noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

the open rural area outside of big towns and cities
  • grew up in the sticks and is used to traveling miles just to get a loaf of bread

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sticks

verb
present tense third-person singular of stick

Synonyms & Antonyms of sticks (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to hold to something firmly as if by adhesion
  • those magnets are strong enough to stick to the refrigerator without any problems

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2 to arrange something in a certain spot or position
  • you can stick that box in the corner until I figure out where to put everything

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3 to penetrate or hold (something) with a pointed object
  • could hardly feel the needle when the nurse stuck my arm with it

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4 to rob by the use of trickery or threats
  • she got stuck by an unscrupulous seller while using the online auction site

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“Sticks.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sticks. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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