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It is an object my grandmother would certainly have called “tacky, tacky,” and she would have been right.
HOW TO GARNISH COCKTAILS, NOW THAT YOU’RE CLINKING GLASSES WITH FRIENDS AGAINM. CARRIE ALLANMAY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In the evening, masked waitresses in colorful, frilly dresses balance bottles of tequila on their heads and perform to “Baby Shark” at a tacky restaurant in Cancún’s nightlife district.
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There’s a universal tripod plate with various threaded sockets, as well as an adhesive wall mount that sticks to any flat surface with a tacky 3M adhesive.
MOMENT’S MAGSAFE ACCESSORIES LET YOU STICK YOUR IPHONE WHEREVER YOU WANTSTAN HORACZEKNOVEMBER 3, 2020POPULAR SCIENCE
We looked like a tacky party as almost every one had on something borrowed or incongruous.
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Thus cried the urchin, following close behind the party, upon his mountain-tacky.
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Rounding and backing are best done after the glue has ceased to be tacky, but before it has set hard.
BOOKBINDING, AND THE CARE OF BOOKSDOUGLAS COCKERELL
Although several of the formulas remained tacky for over a week, all dried thoroughly in the time allotted.
PAINT TECHNOLOGY AND TESTSHENRY A. GARDNER
Cut off a slip of paper of the same size, put on some of the knotting, and when it is tacky, stick down the strengthening slip.
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Your clothes are getting pretty tacky, too, and you're getting all burned with those hot coals and things.
SPACEHOUNDS OF IPCEDWARD ELMER SMITH
The sugary coating hardens under the whites and the lighter shades—it only remains tacky under the blacks.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 312, DECEMBER 24, 1881VARIOUS

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