viscous
[ vis-kuhs ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
Late middle English from Anglo-Norman French viscous or late Latin viscosus, from Latin viscum ‘birdlime’
Synonyms
  • gooey
  • slimy
  • syrupy
Antonyms
  • dry
  • watery
Definition
of a glutinous nature or consistency; sticky; thick; adhesive
Example
The fresh honey was so viscous that it would hardly pour out of the jar.
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