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stay in place abide
stay that supports the back of something backstay
large metal container in which coal or charcoal is burned; warms people who must stay outside for long times brasier , brazier
air passage provided by a retractable device containing intake and exhaust pipes; permits a submarine to stay submerged for extended periods of time breather , schnorchel , schnorkel , snorkel , snorkel breather
semi-evergreen Japanese shrub having malodorous flowers; used extensively for hedges because more likely to stay green that common privet California privet , Ligustrum ovalifolium
disposed to stay with one's own clique clannish
punishment of having to stay after school detention
punishment in which a student must stay at school after others have gone home detention
stay the course endure , last
adjustable stay from the foremast to the deck or bowsprit; controls the bending of the mast forestay
(baseball) a ball struck with the bat so that it does not stay between the lines (the foul lines) that define the width of the playing field foul ball
friction match with a large head that will stay alight in the wind fusee , fuzee
(corporation) the practice of purchasing enough shares in a firm to threaten a takeover and thereby forcing the owners to buy those shares back at a premium in order to stay in business greenmail
stay around hang around , linger , loiter
inability to stay awake hypersomnia
brief stay in the course of a journey layover , stop , stopover
long stay in bed in the morning lie-in
have an animal stay in one's home pet
stay in a similar state remain
temporary residence or stay sojourn
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