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  • a thin piece of wood that has fallen or been cut off a tree.
  • a long, thin piece of something.
    E.g. a stick of dynamite
  • a threat of punishment or unwelcome measures (often contrasted with the offer of reward as a means of persuasion).
    E.g. training that relies more on the carrot than on the stick
  • rural areas far from cities or civilization.
    E.g. he felt hard done by living out in the sticks
  • a person of a specified kind.
    E.g. Janet's not such a bad old stick sometimes
  • a large quantity of unsold stock, especially the proportion of shares which must be taken up by underwriters after an unsuccessful issue.
  • push a sharp or pointed object into or through (something).
    E.g. he stuck his fork into the sausage
  • insert, thrust, or push.
    E.g. a youth with a cigarette stuck behind one ear
  • adhere or cling to something.
    E.g. the plastic seats stuck to my skin
  • be fixed in a particular position or unable to move or be moved.
    E.g. Sara tried to open the window but it was stuck
  • accept or tolerate (an unpleasant or unwelcome person or situation).
    E.g. I can't stick Geoffrey—he's a real old misery

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