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unstuck

[uhn-stuhk] /ʌnˈstʌk/
adjective
1.
freed or loosened from being fastened or stuck:
When firmly pushed, the door became unstuck.
2.
out of order, control, or coherence; undone:
Their well-laid plans came unstuck under pressure.
Origin
un-1 + stuck

unstick

[uhn-stik] /ʌnˈstɪk/
verb (used with object), unstuck, unsticking.
1.
to free, as one thing stuck to another.
verb (used without object), unstuck, unsticking.
2.
to become unstuck:
Finally, the car's horn unstuck.
Origin
1700-10; un-2 + stick2
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British Dictionary definitions for un stuck

unstick

/ʌnˈstɪk/
verb -sticks, -sticking, -stuck
1.
(transitive) to free or loosen (something stuck)

unstuck

/ʌnˈstʌk/
adjective
1.
freed from being stuck, glued, fastened, etc
2.
come unstuck, to suffer failure or disaster
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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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