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Word: viscous

Definition: (of a liquid) thick and sticky; gluey; viscid; CF. consistency


Sentences Containing 'viscous'

Sometimes they would fix upon my nose, or forehead, where they stung me to the quick, smelling very offensively; and I could easily trace that viscous matter, which, our naturalists tell us, enables those creatures to walk with their feet upwards upon a ceiling.

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