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clammy
 a.  having the quality of being viscous or adhesive; soft and sticky; glutinous; damp and adhesive
Example Sentence:
1  As I laid her down, I covered her ice-cold and clammy hand with mine: the feeble fingers shrank from my touch; the glazing eyes shunned my gaze.
Classic Sentence:
1  Her hand, with palm clammy with perspiration, slid into his.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
2  Sweat broke out on Scarlett with clammy dampness, whenever this thought entered her mind.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
3  Her legs were leaden, trembling with fatigue and strain, and she shivered with cold from the clammy sweat that soaked her body.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
4  The rain quickly penetrated Aunt Pitty's thin cloak until it hung in clammy folds about her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
5  His ribs were grim clear lines, his skin was clammy, his pulse was feeble but terrifyingly rapid.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
6  His face was of a clammy pallor.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 12
7  Grey and clammy and silent, even from the shuffling of the collieries, for the pits were working short time, and today they were stopped altogether.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 6
8  The mud lay thick upon the stones, and a black mist hung over the streets; the rain fell sluggishly down, and everything felt cold and clammy to the touch.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
9  Now, for the first time, the deep stillness of the place laid a clammy hand upon the spirits of the children.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
10  When the sun rose there was a white fog, very warm and clammy, and more blinding than the night.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Get Context   In II