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See definition of gumming on Dictionary.com
  • as inpaste
  • as inplaster
  • as inseal
  • as inbond
  • as incement
  • as inchew
  • as ingnaw

synonyms for gumming

  • cement
  • fasten
  • fix
  • gum
  • mucilage
  • patch
  • plaster
  • spit
  • stick
  • stickum
  • daub
  • glue
  • paste
  • smudge
  • adhere
  • bedaub
  • besmear
  • bind
  • cement
  • coat
  • cover
  • gum
  • overlay
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How to use gumming in a sentence

Bluebell had been gumming it, and had left it on the table to dry.
BLUEBELLMRS. GEORGE CROFT HUDDLESTON
This is separated by boiling, and is used, in its native state, for gumming canoes and boats.
THROUGH THE MACKENZIE BASINCHARLES MAIR
Menard and his men, though only a few rods away, were but blurred forms as they moved about the canoe, gumming the new seams.
THE ROAD TO FRONTENACSAMUEL MERWIN
I can't take chances of gumming things up, but on the other hand, I want to get an 'in' with that gang if I can.
MAN OF MANY MINDSE. EVERETT EVANS
Passers-by shall no longer see them gumming on the labels, making the bags, sorting the flasks, and corking the phials.
RISE AND FALL OF CESAR BIROTTEAUHONORE DE BALZAC
Freedom from tendency to decompose or to change in composition by gumming or otherwise, on exposure to the air while in use.
FRICTION, LUBRICATION AND THE LUBRICANTS IN HOROLOGYWILLIAM T. LEWIS
Perhaps, even paper moulds might be used; they could be made by gumming or pasting paper in a roll.
THE ART OF TRAVELFRANCIS GALTON
Young's knowledge of this made him cautious in his reliance on Governor Gumming.
THE STORY OF THE MORMONSWILLIAM ALEXANDER LINN
Some of the larger Alg will not adhere to the paper, and consequently require gumming.
MRS. HALE'S RECEIPTS FOR THE MILLIONSARAH JOSEPHA HALE
She had established herself in rooms in Gumming Street, Pentonville, where she was very near him.
MARY WOLLSTONECRAFTELIZABETH ROBINS PENNELL
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