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synonyms for viscid

  • adhesive
  • clammy
  • gelatinous
  • gluey
  • glutinous
  • gooey
  • mucilaginous
  • ropy
  • slimy
  • stiff
  • syrupy
  • tenacious
  • thick
  • tough
  • viscose
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How to use viscid in a sentence

The consistence very much resembles milk, only it is thicker and viscid.
THE BOOK OF CURIOSITIESI. PLATTS
It had the appearance of a viscid fluid, tapering in its descent, proceeding from the cloud to join the sea.
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Madame Merian has figured an onisciform one, the legs of which, she says, are covered with a viscid skin: this produced a Noctua.
AN INTRODUCTION TO ENTOMOLOGY: VOL. III (OF 4)WILLIAM KIRBY
A strange mass was covering the top of the earth-borer—something that looked like a heap of viscid, whitish jelly.
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Chlorine gas immediately decomposes it, producing a viscid mass.
A TREATISE ON HAT-MAKING AND FELTINGJOHN THOMSON
The trunk of the larger was deeply scored with scratches dripping viscid gobs of sap, a sap which was a bright froth of scarlet.
STORM OVER WARLOCKANDRE NORTON
But don't you think that viscid lava might be very slow in communicating its pressure equally in all directions?
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By the way, Hopkins at the Geological Society seemed to admit some truth in the idea of scoring by (viscid) icebergs.
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Your view may be correct about abundance of viscid matter, but seems rather improbable.
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Cruger believed the viscid matter reaching the anther was a necessary condition for the germination of the pollen-grains.
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WORDS RELATED TO VISCID

  • adherent
  • adhering
  • agglutinant
  • attaching
  • clinging
  • clingy
  • gelatinous
  • glutinous
  • gooey
  • gummed
  • gummy
  • holding
  • hugging
  • mucilaginous
  • pasty
  • resinous
  • sticky
  • tenacious
  • viscid
  • viscous
  • waxy
  • gluey
  • glutinous
  • gummy
  • jellied
  • jelly-like
  • mucilaginous
  • pudding
  • sticky
  • thick
  • viscid
  • viscous
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