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Thick and sticky substances - synonyms or related words

slime

noun

a thick, wet, unpleasant substance that covers something

ooze

noun

a thick unpleasant liquid

mush

noun

a thick soft substance

sludge

noun

a thick soft substance that remains when liquid has been removed from something in an industrial process

pulp

noun

a thick soft substance made by crushing or cooking something until it is almost liquid

gunge

noun

Britishinformal gunk

guck

noun

American gunk1

gunk

noun

informal any soft sticky or dirty substance

goo

noun

informal any thick sticky unpleasant substance

jelly

noun

a soft sticky substance

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sharewashing

a marketing strategy which deceives people by trying to suggest that a business is motivated by principles of sharing rather than conventional profits

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textable

open/agreeable/able to be communicated with via text

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