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  • 1 stiff´ness — stiff «stihf», adjective, adverb, noun, verb. –adj. 1. not easily bent; fixed; rigid: »a stiff brush. He wore a stiff collar. 2. hard to move: »a stiff gear. The old hinges on the barn door are stiff. 3. not able to move easily: »a stiff neck.… …

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  • 2 stiff´ly — stiff «stihf», adjective, adverb, noun, verb. –adj. 1. not easily bent; fixed; rigid: »a stiff brush. He wore a stiff collar. 2. hard to move: »a stiff gear. The old hinges on the barn door are stiff. 3. not able to move easily: »a stiff neck.… …

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  • 3 Stiff — Stiff, a. [Compar. {Stiffer}; superl. {Stiffest}.] [OE. stif, AS. st[=i]f; akin to D. stijf, G. steif, Dan. stiv, Sw. styf, Icel. st[=i]fr, Lith. stipti to be stiff; cf. L. stipes a post, trunk of a tree, stipare to press, compress. Cf. {Costive} …

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  • 4 Stiff neck — Stiff Stiff, a. [Compar. {Stiffer}; superl. {Stiffest}.] [OE. stif, AS. st[=i]f; akin to D. stijf, G. steif, Dan. stiv, Sw. styf, Icel. st[=i]fr, Lith. stipti to be stiff; cf. L. stipes a post, trunk of a tree, stipare to press, compress. Cf.… …

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  • 5 Stiff person syndrome — (SPS) (or stiff man syndrome; also known as Stiffperson s Syndrome or Moersch Woltman Condition) is a rare neurologic disorder of unknown etiology characterized by progressive rigidity and stiffness, primarily of the axial musculature, that is… …

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  • 6 stiff — [stif] adj. [ME stif < OE, akin to Ger steif < IE * stip , a pole, stick together (var. of base * steib(h) , rod) > L stipes, stem, stake, log, stipare, to crowd, cram] 1. hard to bend or stretch; rigid; firm; not flexible or pliant 2.… …

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  • 7 stiff — [stɪf] verb [transitive] informal to not pay someone money that you owe them or that they expect to be given, for example by not leaving a tip in a restaurant see also working stiff * * * Ⅰ. stiff UK US /stɪf/ adjective ► …

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  • 8 Stiff Leadbetter — (c.1705–18 August 1766) was a British architect and builder, one of the most successful architect–builders of the 1750s and 1760s, working for many leading aristocratic families.cite book |title=Oxford Dictionary of National Biography; entry for… …

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  • 9 stiff — ► ADJECTIVE 1) not easily bent; rigid. 2) not moving freely; difficult to turn or operate. 3) unable to move easily and without pain. 4) not relaxed or friendly; constrained. 5) severe or strong: stiff fines. 6) (stiff with) informal full of …

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  • 10 Stiff Records — is a record label created in London in 1976 by entrepreneurs Dave Robinson and Andrew Jakeman (aka Jake Riviera), and active until 1985.Established at the outset of the punk rock boom, Stiff Records signed pub rock acts and marketed them as Punk… …

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  • 11 Stiff — may refer to:*Stiffness, a material s resistance to bending *Stiff differential equation, an equation that exhibits behaviour at two widely different scales (the differential equations describing stiff materials are stiff differential equations)… …

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  • 12 stiff upper lip — noun singular a quality of remaining calm and not letting other people see what you are really feeling in a difficult or unpleasant situation: Through all these tragedies he kept a stiff upper lip …

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  • 13 Not of This Earth (The Damned album) — Not of This Earth Studio album by The Damned Released 11 November 1995 Recorded 1994 …

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  • 14 Not the Captain's Birthday Party? — Live album by The Damned Released July 1986 Recorded November 27, 1977 Genre Punk rock …

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  • 15 Not George Washington —   1st …

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  • 16 Stiff skin syndrome — (also known as Congenital fascial dystrophy [1]) is a cutaneous condition characterized by ‘rock hard’ induration, thickening of the skin and subcutaneous tissues, limited joint mobility, and mild hypertrichosis in infancy or early childhood.… …

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  • 17 stiff-necked — [ ,stıf nekt ] adjective very determined and not willing to change: STUBBORN …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 stiff — stiff1 [ stıf ] adjective ** ▸ 1 with pain in muscles ▸ 2 firm & difficult to bend ▸ 3 not moving easily ▸ 4 mixture: very thick ▸ 5 formal/controlled ▸ 6 more severe than usual ▸ 7 containing much alcohol ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) if you are stiff or a… …

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  • 19 stiff — stiff1 S3 [stıf] adj comparative stiffer superlative stiffest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(body)¦ 2¦(material/substance)¦ 3¦(mixture)¦ 4¦(difficult)¦ 5¦(door/drawer etc)¦ 6¦(unfriendly)¦ 7¦(price)¦ 8 stiff …

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  • 20 stiff — I UK [stɪf] / US adjective ** 1) if you are stiff, or if a part of your body is stiff, you feel pain in your muscles and cannot move easily Her fingers were getting stiff. feel stiff: My leg muscles always feel stiff after a long bike ride. stiff …

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