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adhesive

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of adhesive

  1. tending to adhere to objects upon contact <walked barefoot through adhesive, clayey mud> Synonyms adherent, sticky, clingy, gluey, glutinous, gummy, tacky, tenacious, viscidRelated Words gelatinous, gooey, ropy (also ropey), syrupy, viscous; pitchy, tarryNear Antonyms nonviscousAntonyms nonadhesive




adhesive

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of adhesive

  1. a substance used to stick things together <prefers postage stamps coated with adhesive so that she doesn't have to do any licking> Synonyms glue, bond, cement, sizeRelated Words epoxy, epoxy resin, library paste, mucilage, paste, superglue, water glass; dope, goo, gum





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