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Stick

A slang term for a point on a security market. For example, if a share price drops five points over the trading day, it may be said to decline five stick.
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It's the type of song that gets stuck in your head and can only be removed with an ice pick.
If a piece of the Host gets stuck in your teeth, can you poke it with a finger, or do you just wait for it to melt?
A migratory bird that gets stuck with second-rate winter accomodations will achieve only lackluster breeding success the next summer, hundreds or even thousands of miles away, a new study suggests.
7: If 1 gets stuck in the corner with the ball, he may pass to 3 and move inside to double-screen with 5.
After the requisite huffing and puffing, the wolf knocks down the first two houses but gets stuck in the chimney of the brick house.
Mouse gets stuck in the air; Elephant gets stuck on the ground.
Brer Rabbit speaks to the Tar-Baby, gets angry when it does not answer him, strikes it, and gets stuck. The more he strikes and kicks the figure, the more hopelessly he becomes attached.
Splitting psychs out loss or separation through split-level transmissions (now you see it and now you don't) that "oscillate" (this is how Freud put it) "between neurosis and psychosis." This spliting image of how, then, the trauma of loss "goes" (what's absent is both identified and not seen) is what's along for the drive in acting out, which since World War II has been the overriding label that gets stuck on this mobilization of or access to the shifting border zone between neurosis and psychosis.
He throws his shoe up to shift it, but that gets stuck, so he throws up his other shoe and that gets stuck, too.