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1‘pools of viscous liquid had started to spread across the floor’
sticky, gummy, glue-like, gluey, adhesive, tacky, adhering, adherent, sticking, clinging, treacly, syrupy
glutinous, gelatinous, thick, viscid, pasty, mucous, mucoid, mucilaginous, jelly-like, slimy
informal gooey, gunky, gloopy, cloggy, icky
North American informal gloppy
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