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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. sticking

    Adhesive is the scientific, sticking or sticky the popular word. That which is adhesive tends to join itself to the surface of any other body with which it is placed in contact; cohesive expresses the tendency of particles of the same substance to hold together. Polished plate glass is not adhesive, but such plates packed together are intensely cohesive. An adhesive plaster is in popular language a sticking-plaster. Sticky expresses a more limited, and generally annoying, degree of the same quality. Glutinous, gummy, viscid, and viscous are applied to fluid or semi-fluid substances, as pitch or tar.

    Synonyms:
    adhesive, cohesive, glutinous, gummy, sticky, viscid, viscous

    Antonyms:
    free, inadhesive, loose, separable

    Preposition:
    The stiff, wet clay, adhesive to the foot, impeded progress.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. jutting, projected, projecting, protruding, relieved, sticking(p), sticking out(p)adjective

    extending out above or beyond a surface or boundary

    "the jutting limb of a tree"; "massive projected buttresses"; "his protruding ribs"; "a pile of boards sticking over the end of his truck"

    Antonyms:
    intrusive

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. stickingnoun

    Synonyms:
    adhesion, adherence, coherence, cleaving, cohesion, agglutination

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "sticking":

    friction, stuck

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#6630stuck
#9246sticky
#10643adhesive
#13821friction
#14909sticking
#27357cohesive
#32670viscous
#55158gummy
#135252glutinous
#264062viscid

How to use sticking in a sentence?

  1. Steve Feltham:

    At the moment, a Wels catfish ticks more of the boxes than any of the other contenders for the explanation, i would like it to be something new and undiscovered rather than something a little bit mundane. People do report four- or five-feet long necks sticking up out of Loch Ness. That's not going to be a Wels catfish.

  2. David Miliband:

    Our perspective is that this a global challenge, and all rich countries should be playing their part both in helping the victims and in trying to support political and diplomat efforts to tackle the problem at source, the fact that people are literally lapping up on the shores of Europe tells you that sticking your head in the sand is certainly not moral but it is not wise either.

  3. Ted Cruz:

    There are a whole bunch of areas that the federal government has no business sticking its nose in, i will fight every day for you, for your freedom, for your right to run a small business, for economic growth and for keeping government the heck off your back.

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    A lonely Autumn leaf on the road by sticking to another one becomes more resistant to harsh winds. Unity is the midwife of security!

  5. Werner Faymann:

    Sticking refugees in trains and sending them somewhere completely different to where they think they're going reminds us of the darkest chapter of our continent's history.

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