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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]

vis·cous

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

viscous

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