Sentence Examples with the word sticky

Guinea-pigs placed in plague-infected houses do not contract plague if they are protected from fleas; those placed in cages protected by a border of sticky paper at least six inches in radius, which the fleas cannot jump over, do not contract plague; the others not similarly protected, do.

The birches with their sticky green leaves were motionless, and lilac-colored flowers and the first blades of green grass were pushing up and lifting last year's leaves.

He directed his words directly to Cynthia Byrne with a smile of sticky sweetness that made Dean want to pop him.

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He sipped his cocoa from a sticky cup filled half with marshmallows.

They strode into the sticky heat towards the gym between the house and the garage.

Tafia rum and a waxy, sticky sugar syrup subsequently became important products; but not until the end of the century were the means found to crystallize sugar and so give real prosperity to the industry.

In his other: the sticky note on which she'd written her hasty resignation.

Looking on the bridge he saw equally uniform living waves of soldiers, shoulder straps, covered shakos, knapsacks, bayonets, long muskets, and, under the shakos, faces with broad cheekbones, sunken cheeks, and listless tired expressions, and feet that moved through the sticky mud that covered the planks of the bridge.

Honey-dew.----The sticky condition of leaves of treese.g.

Her body was sticky with perspiration and her clothes were caked with dust.