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  • adv. In a glutinous manner.


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glutinous +‎ -ly


  • In the wake of "Tricky" Dicky Keys and Andy "Grey" Gray's Sky Sports shame, where the pundits' banter leaked glutinously through the cracks in media and mutated into news, and the introduction of "banter nights" at comedy clubs, and a sacked postman suing the Royal Mail for unfair dismissal, explaining that what they called bullying was in fact just "a lot of banter", the Uni Lad story only added to the instability.

    The joke's on them

  • The war is going well for Halliburton/KBR, for Caci, for Titan, for Blackwater, for a host of other companies and their CEO's who were "free to choose," and chose to glutinously feed at the war-time trough.

    Kerry Candaele: On Class And Corruption

  • We've invested in several "squirrel proof" birdfeeders, only to find the squirrel has dismantled them, sending them smashing to the ground, and even prying the top off of them and climbing inside to feast glutinously in a sea of sunflower seeds.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • He had eaten all the whilepaper, swallowed the lustres, de-voured forty flights of styearcases, chewed up all the mensas and seccles, ronged the records, made mundballs of the ephemerids and vorasioused most glutinously with the very timeplace in the ternitary — not too dusty a cicada of neutriment for a chittinous chip so mitey.

    Finnegans Wake

  • The mature baryeln stood quietly as the sweet, high-protein, glucose-rich fluid it secreted upon external stimulation flowed glutinously into several dozen waiting catchments.

    Running from the Deity

  • How often have we not heard it, that glutinously uplifting stuff about

    The Road to Wigan Pier

  • Each squirmed glutinously across the ground as if seeking to rejoin the rest of the hovering gray mass, before finally falling motionless and evaporating.

    A Triumph of Souls

  • How often have we not heard it, that glutinously uplifting stuff about ‘the machines, our new race of slaves, which will set humanity free’, etc., etc., etc.

    The Road to Wigan Pier

  • 'How sympathetic you are!' cooed George, glutinously, edging a little closer.

    The Man Upstairs and Other Stories

  • For the most glutinously indefinite minds enclose some hard grains of habit; and a man has been seen lax about all his own interests except the retention of his snuff-box, concerning which he was watchful, suspicious, and greedy of clutch.



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