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viscous
used in Catch-22

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Definition
a fluid that is thick, sticky, and resistant to flow
  • His viscous eyes bulged with astonishment and he whipped himself around in alarm to see what was taking place behind him.
    Chapter 21 — General Dreedle (6% in)
  • ...conduct electricity; all four went up in flames almost every night when the water heater exploded and set the two-story wooden house afire; in ghastly, heartless, revolting detail he saw his poor dear wife's trim and fragile body crushed to a viscous pulp against the brick wall of a market building by a half-wined drunken automobile driver and watched his hysterical five-year-old daughter being led away from the grisly scene by a kindly middle-aged gentleman with snow-white hair who...
    Chapter 25 — The Chaplain (23% in)
  • Those in the water were struggling to get out, forgetting in their haste to swim, wailing, walking, held back in their flight by the viscous, clinging sea as though by a biting wind.
    Chapter 30 — Dunbar (86% in)
  • — was dripping blood in several trickles, like snow melting on eaves, but viscous and red, already thickening as it dropped.
    Chapter 41 — Snowden (72% in)

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