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  • attachment — [[t]ətæ̱tʃmənt[/t]] attachments 1) N VAR: oft N to n If you have an attachment to someone or something, you are fond of them or loyal to them. As a teenager she formed a strong attachment to one of her teachers... Mother and child form a close… …   English dictionary

  • stick — [stik] n. [ME stikke < OE sticca, akin to Du stek, ON stik < IE base * steig , a point > STAKE, Frank * stakka, Gr stigma, L instigare, INSTIGATE] 1. a long, usually slender piece of wood; specif., a) a twig or small branch broken off or …   English World dictionary

  • stick — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. stab, puncture, prick; put, place, thrust; glue; transfix, impale; informal, puzzle, stump. See opening, coherence, difficulty. v. i. adhere, cling; stay, remain, tarry; stall, freeze, be immobile …   English dictionary for students

  • affection — I noun admiration, adoration, amorousness, ardor, attachment, closeness, devotion, enchantment, endearment, excitation of feeling, fancy, feeling, fervency, fervor, firm attachment, fondness, fullness of heart, inclination, infatuation, kindness …   Law dictionary

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  • John Rolle, 1st Baron Rolle — (16 October 1756 ndash; 3 April 1842) was a British peer who had served as a Member of Parliament (MP) in general support of William Pitt the Younger and was later an active member of the House of Lords. His violent attacks on Edmund Burke and… …   Wikipedia

  • Adhesion — Ad*he sion, n. [L. adhaesio, fr. adhaerere: cf. F. adh[ e]sion.] 1. The action of sticking; the state of being attached; intimate union; as, the adhesion of glue, or of parts united by growth, cement, or the like. [1913 Webster] 2. Adherence;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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