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adjective as in slimy

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For decades, the global supply chain has been powered by the dirtiest, cheapest fuel, a sludgy byproduct of oil refineries, called bunker fuel or marine fuel oil.

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A more oxidized and more melt-prone gut at lower temperatures may lead to a smaller solid core, a thicker sludgy mantle and a more metal-deprived crusty shell, the researchers say.

The song is a sludgy, hard-rocking tune with a video that will give you a nostalgia trip.

At last it became so weak that it thawed a hole in the soft, sludgy ice and could not extricate itself.

My exasperation with self was by no means allayed when I tripped over a stone and fell my length in a sludgy patch of swamp.

One of the pleasures of being "on the road to Mandalay" was to see the-- "Elephints a-pilin' teak In the sludgy, squdgy creek"

This village had half a mile of ooze and sludgy marsh in front of it, and a stockade as usual.

Elephints a-pilin' teak In the sludgy, squdgy creek, Where the silence 'ung that 'eavy you was 'arf afraid to speak!


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sludgy, such as: clammy, glutinous, miry, mucky, mucous, and muculent.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.