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See definition of pasty on Dictionary.com
  • adj.sticky
  • adj.pale

synonyms for pasty

  • adhesive
  • doughy
  • gelatinous
  • gluelike
  • gluey
  • glutinous
  • gooey
  • mucilaginous
  • starchy
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antonyms for pasty

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  • blushing
  • flushed
  • healthy
  • smooth
  • vivid
  • smooth
  • colorful
  • vivid
  • healthy
  • blushing
  • flushed
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How to use pasty in a sentence

Depending on where you live, Sunday’s winter weather event may have left behind up to five inches of pasty snow or nothing but bare ground.
AFTER SUNDAY’S SLUSH FEST, ANOTHER WINTER STORM THREATENS BY WEDNESDAY NIGHTJASON SAMENOW, WES JUNKERFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Some hidden magnetism burst from him like an aura, and his cold pasty face and light gray eyes flamed into positive beauty.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
When first seen it is said to have had a pasty consistency, but on exposure to the air it dried and crumbled into powder.
ASBESTOSROBERT H. JONES
If the metal to be cleansed is gold, you will see a pasty mass or amalgam, as it is called, of a yellowish tinge.
ST. NICHOLAS, VOL. 5, NO. 5, MARCH, 1878VARIOUS
A good venison pasty, and very merry, and pleasant I made myself with my Lady, and she as much to me.
DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, COMPLETESAMUEL PEPYS
The pasty mass was dissolved in water, acidified with sulphuric acid, and filtered.
SOME CONSTITUENTS OF THE POISON IVY PLANT: (RHUS TOXICODENDRON)WILLIAM ANDERSON SYME
I glanced at him, and saw that his face was of a pasty white and gleaming with perspiration.
DROSSHENRY SETON MERRIMAN
Milburgh's lips were quivering with fear and his face was a pasty grey.
THE DAFFODIL MYSTERYEDGAR WALLACE
To the new-comer they looked pasty-faced, spiritless beings.
QUEENSLAND COUSINSELEANOR LUISA HAVERFIELD
A well-cooked joint is redolent of religion, and a delicate pasty is crisp with charity.
THE FIEND'S DELIGHTDOD GRILE
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WORDS RELATED TO PASTY

  • adherent
  • adhering
  • agglutinant
  • attaching
  • clinging
  • clingy
  • gelatinous
  • glutinous
  • gooey
  • gummed
  • gummy
  • holding
  • hugging
  • mucilaginous
  • pasty
  • resinous
  • sticky
  • tenacious
  • viscid
  • viscous
  • waxy
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