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synonyms for sludgy

  • clammy
  • glutinous
  • miry
  • mucky
  • mucous
  • muculent
  • muddy
  • oozy
  • scummy
  • slushy
  • viscous
  • yukky
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How to use sludgy in a sentence

At last it became so weak that it thawed a hole in the soft, sludgy ice and could not extricate itself.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
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.
YORKSHIRE ODDITIES, INCIDENTS AND STRANGE EVENTSS. BARING-GOULD
One of the pleasures of being "on the road to Mandalay" was to see the-- "Elephints a-pilin' teak In the sludgy, squdgy creek"
WHERE HALF THE WORLD IS WAKING UPCLARENCE POE
This village had half a mile of ooze and sludgy marsh in front of it, and a stockade as usual.
THE LAST JOURNALS OF DAVID LIVINGSTONE, IN CENTRAL AFRICA, FROM 1865 TO HIS DEATH, VOLUME I (OF 2), 1866-1868DAVID LIVINGSTONE
Elephints a-pilin' teak In the sludgy, squdgy creek, Where the silence 'ung that 'eavy you was 'arf afraid to speak!
A BOOK OF BALLADS, VOLUME 1VARIOUS
In that time, a shallow sea covered what is now the Mississippi Valley in whose sludgy shoals more swamp forests grew.
THE COMING OF COALROBERT W. BRUERE
Eddore was and is large and dense; its liquid a poisonous, sludgy syrup; its atmosphere a foul and corrosive fog.
TRIPLANETARYEDWARD ELMER SMITH
For instance, at line 101 they mix with the sleet to make a sludgy mass; and cannot therefore be impalpable.
THE DIVINE COMEDY OF DANTE ALIGHIERIDANTE ALIGHIERI
Our harbor-ice is weak and covered a foot deep with a sludgy compound of snow and water.
IN THE ARCTIC SEASFRANCIS LEOPOLD MCCLINTOCK
It had been raining, and the ground was wet and sludgy, though it was fair overhead.
FRANCES KANE'S FORTUNEL. T. MEADE
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WORDS RELATED TO SLUDGY

  • clammy
  • glutinous
  • mucky
  • mucous
  • muculent
  • muddy
  • oozy
  • scummy
  • sludgy
  • slushy
  • viscous
  • yukky
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.