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    stump

    stump - Dictionary definition and meaning for word stump

    Definition
    (noun) the base part of a tree that remains standing after the tree has been felled
    Synonyms : tree stump
    Definition
    (noun) the part of a limb or tooth that remains after the rest is removed Definition
    (noun) (cricket) any of three upright wooden posts that form the wicket Definition
    (noun) a platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it
    Synonyms : ambo , dais , podium , pulpit , rostrum , soapbox
    Definition
    (verb) cause to be perplexed or confounded
    Synonyms : mix up
    Example Sentence
    • This problem stumped her
    Definition
    (verb) walk heavily
    Synonyms : stamp , stomp
    Example Sentence
    • The men stomped through the snow in their heavy boots
    Definition
    (verb) travel through a district and make political speeches
    Example Sentence
    • the candidate stumped the Northeast
    Definition
    (verb) remove tree stumps from
    Example Sentence
    • stump a field
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for stump

<br>A cricket stump is basically like a tree trunk left after the rest has been cut. <br>After a batsman is stumped, he walks to pavillion in a heavy manner. <br>If a bowler has to stump, he needs to puzzle/confuse the batsman.

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