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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Sticky  \Stick"y\,  a.  [Compar.  {Stickier};  superl.  {Stickiest}.] 
  Having  the  quality  of  sticking  to  a  surface;  adhesive;  gluey; 
  viscous;  viscid;  glutinous;  tenacious. 
  Herbs  which  last  longest  are  those  of  strong  smell,  and 
  with  a  sticky  stalk.  --Bacon. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  having  the  properties  of  glue  [syn:  {gluey},  {glutinous},  {gummy}, 
  {mucilaginous},  {pasty},  {viscid},  {viscous}] 
  2:  moist  as  with  undried  perspiration  and  with  clothing 
  sticking  to  the  body;  "felt  sticky  and  chilly  at  the  same 
  3:  hot  or  warm  and  humid;  "muggy  weather";  "the  steamy 
  tropics";  "sticky  weather"  [syn:  {muggy},  {steamy}] 
  4:  hard  to  deal  with  especially  causing  pain  or  embarrassment; 
  "awkward  (or  embarrassing  or  difficult)  moments  in  the 
  discussion";  "an  awkward  pause  followed  his  remark";  "a 
  sticky  question";  "in  the  unenviable  position  of  resorting 
  to  an  act  he  had  planned  to  save  for  the  climax  of  the 
  campaign"  [syn:  {awkward},  {embarrassing},  {unenviable}] 

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