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stuck  


      vb  
1       the past tense and past participle of       stick   2  
      adj  
2    Informal   baffled or nonplussed  
3    foll by: on  
Slang   keen (on) or infatuated (with)  
4    get stuck in or into  
Informal  
a    to perform (a task) with determination  
b    to attack (a person) verbally or physically  


stuck-up  
      adj  
Informal   conceited, arrogant, or snobbish  
  stuck-upness      n  
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stuck  

1    cemented, fast, fastened, firm, fixed, glued, joined  
2      (informal)   at a loss, at a standstill, at one's wits' end, baffled, beaten, bereft of ideas, nonplussed, stumped, up against a brick wall     (informal)  
3      (slang, with)      on   crazy about, for, or over     (informal)   enthusiastic about, hung up on     (slang)   infatuated, keen, mad, obsessed with, wild about     (informal)  
4    get stuck into        (informal)   get down to, make a start on, set about, tackle, take the bit between one's teeth  


stuck-up     
arrogant, big-headed     (informal)   conceited, condescending, haughty, high and mighty     (informal)   hoity-toity     (informal)   patronizing, proud, snobbish, snooty     (informal)   swollen-headed, toffee-nosed     (slang, chiefly Brit.)   uppish     (Brit. informal)   uppity     (informal)  

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