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stuck

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

firmly positioned in place and difficult to dislodge
  • the car was hopelessly stuck in the mud

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stuck

verb
past tense of stick

Synonyms & Antonyms of stuck (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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“Stuck.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/stuck. Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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