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viscous

adjective

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being of a consistency that resists flow
  • viscous syrup that takes forever to pour from a narrow-neck bottle

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The first known use of viscous was in the 14th century

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“Viscous.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/viscous. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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