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sticky end

sticky end

see COHESIVE END.
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I personally celebrate the sticky end Saddam Hussein has come to, and I am pleased an Iraqi Government is negotiating an end to the costly war the two countries fought against one another over 20 years ago.
A poor chicken gets its throat cut to seal the bargain, shortly before someone comes to a sticky end.
In which drama did she play a detective who met a sticky end
Punters who find themselves chasing losses as regularly as toffee-nosed Rupert Lowe sacks managers will come to a sticky end.
The flock of roosting birds narrowly avoid a literally sticky end as the filling for a hot bird pie.
When the sticky end of the lollipop bumps into an unsuspecting immune cell, the lollipop stem, a protein called gp41, releases the sticky end and reaches out to snag the cell, then pulls it close enough for the virus and cell to fuse.
The spectacular film starred Matthew Broderick and Jane Reno and depicted the enormous, radioactively mutated creature running rampant on the island of Manhattan, before it met a sticky end.
Brown's reign as Scotland boss came to a sticky end but with hindsight his time in charge now looks like the halcyon days of the Scottish national team.
He could help unemployment by reopening the jam butty mines closed, rumour has it, due to Mick the Marmalizer coming to a sticky end when he fell into a vat of strawberry jam.
It's not so long since PC Shane Doyle was bumped off after trying to kill Jasmine, and then there was DCI Grace Barraclough, who fell for Carl while investigating him for murder - she met a sticky end too.
Westwood Wanderers' recent run of improved form came to a sticky end when they met an Amy May outfit determined to improve their goal difference and doing exactly that with a 15-0 flourish.
99, the soft glow lures the flies to a sticky end on a glue board on the back.