One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
adhesive, adherent, gummed
2‘too much water made the clay sticky and difficult to work’
glutinous, viscous, viscid
gluey, tacky, gummy, treacly, syrupy
Northern English Scottish clarty
informal gooey, gloopy, cloggy, gungy, icky
North American informal gloppy
3‘an unusually hot and sticky summer’
humid, muggy, close, sultry, sweltering, steamy, oppressive, airless, stifling, suffocating, sweaty, soupy, like a Turkish bath, like a sauna
4‘thanks for getting me out of a very sticky situation’
awkward, difficult, tricky, ticklish, problematic, delicate, touch-and-go, embarrassing, sensitive, uncomfortable
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.