stump

Part of speech: verb

To canvass by making political speeches.

Part of speech: verb

To challenge.

Part of speech: verb

To bring to a halt.

Part of speech: verb

To walk on or as on stumps; tramp heavily.

Part of speech: adjective

Of or pertaining to a stump.

Part of speech: noun

That portion of a tree left standing when the tree is felled.

Part of speech: noun

The end, as of a limb, that remains when the main part has been removed.

Part of speech: noun

The legs.

Part of speech: noun

A platform where a stump speech is made.

Part of speech: adjective

Stumpy.

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Usage examples "stump":

  1. I read of a beaver that cut down a tree which was held in such a way that it did not fall, but simply dropped down the height of the stump. - "Ways of Nature", John Burroughs.
  2. I remember that black stump. - "The Mexican Twins", Lucy Fitch Perkins.
  3. This does not stump the Doctor in the least, however. - "Dramatic Technique", George Pierce Baker.