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adherable capable of adhering.
adhere to become or remain attached or close to something.
adherence the state of adhering.
adherend the surface to which an adhesive adheres.
adherent sticking, growing together (noun) a supporter
adherently (Adv.) ADHERENT, sticking, growing together.
adhesion the act of adhering.
adhesional relating to adhesion.
adhesive sticking (noun) a substance that causes adhesion
adhesively (Adv.) ADHESIVE, sticking.
adhesiveness the quality of being adhesive.
adsorb to attract and stick to the surface.
clag a sticky mass (verb) to stick
clarty sticky and dirty.
clinginess the state of being clingy.
clingy clinging.
cloggily (Adv.) CLOGGY, lumpy, sticky.
cloggy lumpy, sticky.
conglutinant joining by means of a sticky substance.
degum to remove the gum from.
epoxy a kind of resin; (verb) to glue with epoxy.
gelatin a colourless, odourless and tasteless glue prepared from albuminous matter eg bones and hides.
gelatine a colourless, odourless and tasteless glue prepared from albuminous matter eg bones and hides.
gelatinous of a slimy, clear sticky nature, water soluble, like gelatine.
gelatinously (Adv.) GELATINOUS, of a slimy, clear sticky nature.
glaireous (Arch.) slimy, viscous.
glairiness the state of being glairy.
glairy like glair; slimy.
glit (Obs.) sticky, slimy or greasy material.
gloopy thickly viscid.
gloppy like glop, gooey.
glue an adhesive substance (verb) to fasten with glue
glueish (Obs.) somewhat gluey.
gluelike like glue, sticky.
gluey sticky, having the properties of glue.
glueyness the state of being gluey.
gluily (Adv.) GLUEY, sticky, having the properties of glue.
gluiness the state of being gluey.
gluish (Obs.) somewhat gluey.
glutinosity the state of being glutinous.
glutinous gluey; sticky.
glutinously (Adv.) GLUTINOUS, gluey; sticky.
glutinousness the state of being glutinous.
goo a sticky substance.
gooey sticky, glutinous.
gooeyness stickiness.
gooily (Adv.) GOOEY, sticky, glutinous.
gooiness the state of being gooey.
gooped as in gooped up, sticky with goop.
goopiness the state of being goopy.
goopy sticky or gooey.
gum an adhesive substance that collects in or exudes from certain plants (verb) to smear or coat with gum
gumless without gum.
gumlike like gum.
gummer one that gums.
gummily (Adv.) GUMMY, resembling gum.
gumminess the state of being gummy.
gummose gumlike, or composed of gum.
gummosity gumminess.
gummous gumlike, or composed of gum.
gummy resembling gum (noun) a kind of small shark
inviscid not viscid.
lentous viscid.
mucilage any sticky substance.
mucilaginous sticky, viscid.
mucilaginously (Adv.) MUCILAGINOUS, sticky, viscid.
nonstick designed to prevent adhesion.
ossein a gelatinous bone residue used for gelatin and glue.
osteocolla a kind of glue obtained from bones.
reglue to glue again.
ropily (Adv.) ROPY, sticky and stringy.
ropiness the state of being ropy.
ropy stringy, glutinous; poor in quality; unwell.
siziness the state of resembling size, being glutinous.
sizy pertaining to size, in sense of a weak glue.
stickily (Adv.) STICKY, adhesive.
stickiness the state of being sticky.
stickum a substance that causes adhesion.
sticky adhesive (verb) to make sticky
superglue (Tradename) a powerful adhesive; (verb) to glue with superglue.
tackey slightly sticky.
tackifier something for making a resin tacky or more tacky.
tackify to make tacky.
tackily (Adv.) TACKY, sticky.
tackiness stickiness.
unstick to disjoin.
unstuck (PaP.) UNSTICK, to disjoin.
viscid semifluid; sticky.
viscidity the state of being viscid.
viscidly (Adv.) VISCID, semifluid; sticky.
viscidness the state of being viscid.
viscoid somewhat viscid.
viscoidal somewhat viscid.
viscous adhesive or sticky, and having a ropy or glutinous consistency.
viscously (Adv.) VISCOUS, adhesive or sticky.