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Also called sticking point. the place or point at which something stops and holds firm.
the place in the lower part of an animal’s neck where the knife is thrust in slaughtering.


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  • Stick-insect

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  • Stick-in-the-mud

    [stik-in-th uh-muhd] /ˈstɪk ɪn ðəˌmʌd/ noun 1. someone who avoids new activities, ideas, or attitudes; old fogy. stick-in-the-mud noun 1. (informal) a staid or predictably conservative person who lacks initiative or imagination

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