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viscous

 [vis´kus]
sticky or gummy; having a high degree of viscosity.

vis·cous

(vis'kŭs), Do not confuse this adjective with the noun viscus.
Sticky; marked by high viscosity.
[see viscid, viscosity]

viscous

/vis·cous/ (vis´kus) sticky or gummy; having a high degree of viscosity.

vis·cous

(vis'kŭs)
Sticky; marked by high viscosity.

viscous

Of a liquid substance, thick and sticky so that there is resistance to flow.

viscous

sticky or gummy; having a high degree of viscosity.

viscous metamorphosis
the swelling and fusion of platelet aggregates that occurs as part of a coagulation reaction and in response to thrombin.
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The viscously cruel tactic of destroying food crops and slaughtering buffalo led to the starvation and near extinction of many American Indian nations.
Mauduit was arrested and viscously tortured for 17 days before he managed to escape--and soon defected to the French side, later earning a commission upon his graduation from Cherchell Officer School.
He had the courage to say and do something, the result was that he was viscously and brutally assaulted in what was a prolonged attack where he had no chance to defend himself and through most of it he was unconscious.
Callum McCaffery was walking in Newcastle's Exhibition Park with his girlfriend, Samantha, when he was viscously attacked by thugs at 9pm last Thursday.
Not only do the Benades eschew mixing their strain of the national heritage with other racial identities, they have become horribly inbred, their generative powers turning viscously inward.