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viscousa. [L. viscosus. See Viscid.].
     Adhesive or sticky, and having a ropy or glutinous consistency; viscid; glutinous; clammy; tenacious; as, a viscous juice.  [1913 Webster]
    " There is no well-defined distinction in meaning between viscous and viscid."  [1913 Webster]


viscous, adj.
1 glutinous, sticky.
2 semifluid.
3 Physics having a high viscosity; not flowing freely.

viscously adv. viscousness n.
ME f. AF viscous or LL viscosus (as VISCID)



adhesive, amylaceous, broad-bodied, bulky, bullnecked, clabbered, clammy, close, close-knit, close-textured, close-woven, clotted, coagulated, coarse, compact, compacted, compressed, concentrated, concrete, condensed, congested, consolidated, corpulent, crammed, crammed full, crass, crowded, curdled, dense, doughy, fat, firm, full, full-bodied, gaumy, gelatinous, glairy, gluelike, gluey, glutenous, glutinose, glutinous, gooey, gross, grumous, gumbo, gumbolike, gumlike, gummous, gummy, hard, heavy, heavyset, impenetrable, impermeable, inspissated, jam-packed, jammed, jelled, jellied, jellylike, massive, mucilaginous, nonporous, packed, pasty, ropy, semifluid, serried, slab, slabby, slimy, slithery, solid, starchy, sticky, stiff, stodgy, stringy, substantial, syrupy, tacky, tenacious, thick, thick-bodied, thick-growing, thickened, thickset, three-dimensional, tough, tremelloid, tremellose, viscid, viscose




N semiliquidity, stickiness, viscidity, viscosity, gummosity, glutinosity, mucosity, spissitude, crassitude, lentor, adhesiveness, inspissation, incrassation, thickening, jelly, mucilage, gelatin, gluten, carlock, fish glue, ichthyocol, ichthycolla, isinglass, mucus, phlegm, goo, pituite, lava, glair, starch, gluten, albumen, milk, cream, protein, treacle, gum, size, glue (tenacity), wax, beeswax, emulsion, soup, squash, mud, slush, slime, ooze, moisture, marsh, semifluid, semiliquid, tremellose, half melted, half frozen, milky, muddy, lacteal, lactean, lacteous, lactescent, lactiferous, emulsive, curdled, thick, succulent, uliginous, gelatinous, albuminous, mucilaginous, glutinous, glutenous, gelatin, mastic, amylaceous, ropy, clammy, clotted, viscid, viscous, sticky, tacky, gooey, slab, slabby, lentous, pituitous, mucid, muculent, mucous, gummy.

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