sticklike


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sticklike

(ˈstɪkˌlaɪk)
adj
resembling a stick
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Hamish, of Edinburgh, said: "We had a look at the tree and couldn't see any on the tree itself but when we looked at the water in the base of the new treestand we'd also just bought at B&Q, we found lots of tiny sticklike things wriggling around." The couple poured bleach into the water to kill off any bugs.
The minor victim's body had 87 injury marks, including those around her vaginal area, which looked like they were inflicted by a sticklike object.
Sana dragged the last folding table in all by herself, its sticklike legs scratching the already scratched-up checkerboard tiles.
Made from any of various combinations of ink, gouache, oil, pencil, and charcoal on gessoed tracing paper, each work portrays an archetypal figure representing "Woman Artist." The monumental female figures are sketchy, skeletal, and sticklike. Their eyes and breasts appear respectively vacant and unarticulated, often hauntingly represented by large dark circles.
They would compare these sticklike marks to perform rudimentary calculations-enabling them to make predictions, such as how long their food supplies would last.
1), in particular the one holding a sticklike object over his shoulder, display the same sort of childish violence found in the lower margins of the 1497 edition's presentation scene (Fig.