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What is another word for sticky?

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Adjective
Tending or designed to stick to things on contact
“The fragments of my soul have not yet been pieced back together with the sticky glue from the corner store.”
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Having a viscous or gooey consistency
“The honey is then used to create a healthy and nutritious elixir with a sticky consistency.”
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Containing perceptible moisture
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“The sultry, sticky heat that usually hangs over central Japan in summertime might have been bothersome to many.”
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Difficult or tricky to manage or navigate
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“Don't expect too much and make sure you don't get into any sticky situations.”
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Much debated, discussed or disputed
“Subsequent negotiations accordingly revolved around the sticky question of control over the territorial sea.”
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Excessively sentimental or emotional
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“The beautiful city survives Mr. Gunther's inept novelistic treatment, and it is almost worth wading through the ghastly conversations and sticky love scenes just to watch its glory unfold.”
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Tending to cause anxiety or concern
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Covered with dirt or filth
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Unwilling to help others or do what they ask
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Soaked with moisture or other liquid
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Having, or covered in, spines or thorns
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Scruffy or shabby
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Continuing stubbornly in an opinion or course of action in spite of challenges
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Stationary and not moving
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