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adhesive

ad·he·sive

adhesive

 
 
pronunciation:
aed hi sihv
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition: able or likely to stick to something; clinging.
The adhesive bandage kept my cut from getting dirty.
synonyms:
sticky
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a sticky substance or material such as glue.
We'll need an adhesive to fix the broken dish.
synonyms:
glue, paste
similar words:
gum, mortar, mucilage, sticker, tape
derivations: adhesively (adv.), adhesiveness (n.)
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