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Correct spelling:
sticky
Definition:
That sticks or adheres: adhesive: glutinous.

Synonyms:

adjective
adhesive
gummed, hugging, pasty, resinous, Agglutinant, Clingy.
all
sticky.
close
fusty, stale-smelling, choky, sweltry, unventilated.
difficult, embarrassing
awkward, delicate, formidable, hairy, hard, heavy, knotty, laborious, nasty, painful, rough, rugged, strenuous, thorny, tricky, unpleasant, Discomforting, Operose.
gummy, adhesive
agglutinative, gluey, glutinous, ropy, syrupy, tacky, tenacious, viscid, viscous, Clinging.
hard
effortful, unsparing, Operose, harder, Difficile, Toilful, uphill battle.
humid and hot
clammy, close, dank, mucky, muggy, oppressive, soggy, sultry, sweltering.
semi-liquid
buttery, clammy, clotted, gelatinous, glutinous, gummy, pulpy, ropy, soupy, tacky, viscid, viscous, semi-liquid, creamy.
sultry
red hot, REDHOT.
sweaty
diaphoretic, perspiring, stinky, sweating, Sudoriferous, covered with sweat, perspiry, stinkiest, sudoric.
tropic
very warm.
noun
sticky
adhesive, awkward, difficult, embarrassing, gluey, glutinous, gummy, hard, mucilaginous, muggy, pasty, steamy, unenviable, viscid, viscous, wet, stick on, self-adhesive.
Examples of usage:
  1. Grasping his shoulders yet more firmly, and fairly lifting the little spy from his feet, the stalwart Humphrey set him down with a thud in the sticky mud. – A Boy's Ride by Gulielma Zollinger
  2. " I can't find anything in them," ventures he, at last, in a slightly dejected tone; " and they're so horrid sticky." – Molly Bawn by Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
  3. But it did not taste as it should; it was a little sticky, and too stiff. – None Other Gods by Robert Hugh Benson
  4. I hate to leave them, he told the others, mournfully, but now that they're wet and sticky they can't be packed away. – The Boy Scouts with the Motion Picture Players by Robert Shaler
  5. The sticky liquid was scattered far and wide. – The Corner House Girls at School by Grace Brooks Hill

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