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viscous

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of viscous

  1. being of a consistency that resists flow <viscous syrup that takes forever to pour from a narrow-neck bottle> Synonyms ropy (also ropey), syrupy, viscid, thickRelated Words creamy, heavy, slushy, thickened, thickish, turbid, undiluted; semifluid, semiliquid; gluey, glutinous, sticky; gelatinous, gooey, gummy, jellylike; concentrated, condensedNear Antonyms flowing, fluid; dilute, diluted, liquid, watered-down, weakAntonyms runny, soupy, thin, watery




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