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Synonyms for gluey

having the property of adhering

Synonyms for gluey

having the sticky properties of an adhesive

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Of course, Kafka knew this, and labors to make us feel the gluey agony of Gregor Samsa's transformation from man into beetle.
Martin Cade, of the Portland Bird Observatory, said: "This is a horrible, gluey substance they are just plastered in.
The perky primates didn't want to come in to go to bed, but staff solved the problem by offering them their favourite treat - gum arabic, a gluey tree sap which the mini marmosets adore.
I'll have someone walk the track tomorrow and if it's going to be gluey, Noir Et Vert wouldn't run.
Muddy it might have been, with four raiders from the mighty Aidan O'Brien team disappearing into the gluey turf, but winning trainer Peter Chapple-Hyam expects to win even bigger races with his surprise packet.
Owned by Khalid Abdullah, the John Gosden-trained colt handled the gluey conditions best in the Group Three contest and always had his rivals covered under Richard Hughes.
Women wearing fashionable shoes had particular problems, with heels becoming stuck in gluey tar.
You get cold feet and gluey fingers,'' said a laughing Sayles, 61, of Glendale.
Trainer Paul Cole said: 'He didn't like the gluey ground.
But any worries that the gluey conditions at the track today could hamper him are dispelled by the fact that earlier in his career, before he went jumping hurdles, he ran a cracker in a National hunt flat race in soft ground when finishing a close-up third, beaten a short head and the same.
Why do potatoes get gluey if you mash them in a food processor?
To confirm that hexanal and trans-2-hexenal served as the chemical attractants, Eisner's group constructed gluey cardboard traps, some of which held tiny tubes of the chemicals.
Q When I cook mashed potatoes, they're either lumpy or gluey.