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adhesive

adjective

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tending to adhere to objects upon contact
  • walked barefoot through adhesive, clayey mud

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adhesive

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Synonyms of adhesive (Entry 2 of 2)

a substance used to stick things together
  • prefers postage stamps coated with adhesive so that she doesn't have to do any licking

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The first known use of adhesive was in 1661

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“Adhesive.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/adhesiveness. Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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