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Meanings of Sticheron:

noun

A type of liturgical hymn or troparion, sung during the morning and evening services in the orthodox church, typically in alternation with verses from the psalms.

Stichomythia

ˌstɪkə(ʊ)ˈmɪθɪə

Meanings of Stichomythia:

noun

Dialogue in which two characters speak alternate lines of verse, used as a stylistic device in ancient greek drama.

Usage examples:

The plays have been called ‘rhetorical’: certainly their most conspicuous feature is the passionate…

Meanings of Stichomythic:

noun

Dialogue in which two characters speak alternate lines of verse, used as a stylistic device in ancient greek drama.

Usage examples:

The plays have been called ‘rhetorical’: certainly their most conspicuous feature is the passionate…

Meanings of Stichomythy:

noun

Dialogue in which two characters speak alternate lines of verse, used as a stylistic device in ancient greek drama.

Usage examples:

The plays have been called ‘rhetorical’: certainly their most conspicuous feature is the passionate…

Stick

stɪk

Meanings of Stick:

noun

A thin piece of wood that has fallen or been cut off a tree.

Usage examples:

Hayes picked up a fallen stick and twirled it idly between his fingers.
verb

Push a sharp or pointed object into or through (something).

Usage examples:

He stuck his fork into the sausage

Meanings of Stick around:

collocation

Stay put (in a certain place)

phrasal verb

Remain in or near a place.

Usage examples:

I'd like to stick around and watch the game

Meanings of Stick at:

phrasal verb

Persevere with a task or endeavour in a determined way.

Usage examples:

I'm the type to stick at something even if it gets on top of me

Meanings of Stick by:

phrasal verb

Continue to support or be loyal to someone, especially during difficult times.

Usage examples:

I love him and whatever happens i'll stick by him

Stick in the mud

ˈstɪk.ɪn.ðəˌmʌd

Meanings of Stick in the mud:

noun

Someone who is old-fashioned and too serious and avoids enjoyable activities

Usage examples:

My dad's a real stick-in-the-mud.

Meanings of Stick it to:

phrase

Treat harshly or severely.

Usage examples:

In a closed meeting, he stuck it to the internet gambling site's rep and lawyer, by threatening to …
noun

The ability and determination to continue doing something despite difficulties

Meanings of Stick out for:

phrasal verb

Refuse to accept less than what one has asked for; persist in demanding something.

Usage examples:

We're sticking out for a five per cent increase

Meanings of Stick to:

collocation

Stick to firmly

phrasal verb

Continue or confine oneself to doing or using a particular thing.

Usage examples:

I'll stick to bitter lemon, thanks
noun

A thin piece of wood

Usage examples:

The campers collected sticks to start a fire., sticks of dynamite, a stick of chewing gum, [ t ] i …
verb

To fasten something somewhere, for example with glue

Usage examples:

Stick sth on/onto sth stick these labels on the top of the boxes., stick sth up (with sth) he stuck…

Meanings of Stick with:

collocation

Keep to

phrasal verb

Persevere or continue with something.

Usage examples:

I'm happy to stick with the present team

Meanings of Stick your neck out:

idiom

To take a risk

Usage examples:

I’m really sticking my neck out by investing my money in this idea.

Stick-it

stɪkˈtuː.ɪt.ɪv.nəs

Meanings of Stick-it:

noun

The ability and determination to continue doing something despite difficulties

Meanings of Stick-on:

adjective

Used to refer to something that has glue on one side of it, so that it can stick to a surface

Usage examples:

A stick-on label, i got some stick-on soles for my shoes, but they keep coming off.

Meanings of Stick-out:

phrasal verb

Extend out or project in space

Meanings of Stick-up:

collocation

Defend against attack or criticism

phrasal verb

Rob someone or something at gunpoint.

Usage examples:

They had served time for sticking up a store in akron, ohio

Meanings of Stick-up-for:

phrasal verb

Support or defend a person or cause.

Usage examples:

They pick on her and she won't stick up for herself

Meanings of Stick-with-it:

idiom

To continue doing something although it is difficult

Usage examples:

Things are hard at the moment, but if we stick with it, they are bound to get better.

Meanings of Stick-your-nose-into-something:

idiom

Infml to try to discover things which do not involve you

Usage examples:

You’re always sticking your nose into my business.

Meanings of Stickability:

noun

A person's ability to persevere with something; staying power.

Usage examples:

The secret of success is stickability

Meanings of Stickable:

adjective

Capable of sticking or of being stuck. also (and in earliest use) in figurative context.

Meanings of Stickadove:

noun

A perennial species of lavender, lavandula stoechas (family lamiaceae), native to the mediterranean, previously cultivated as a medicinal herb but now commonly grown in gardens for its spikes of pink-purple flowers.

Meanings of Stickage:

noun

The fact of sticking or jamming; tendency to stick or jam; adhesion.

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