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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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