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  • adjective comparative form of sticky: more sticky


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  • This has had several unforeseen consequences: for one, Corn Pops are a trifle bit stickier, which is not good for those of us busily trying to finish up reports and typing away quickly; for two, the box has a greater tendency to fall over; and for three, the box, before falling, convinced me that the designers of Kellogg's Corn Pop boxes have entirely lost their minds.

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  • Additionally, Dish has been promoting Blockbuster and been marketing it in the hopes of luring new subscribers or making existing ones "stickier" -- or less likely to leave.

  • Reid said McNabb's rib has healed quickly throughout the week and that the broken bone is stickier, which is the first sign of mending, as opposed to cracked into separate bone fragments. - News

  • They make them "stickier" in the language of internet tribes.

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  • That ' s because Facebook is " stickier, " and people on average spend more time browsing the site.

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  • The closer to ground you get, the more air and the "stickier" it is.

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  • Mr. Enkelmann said institutional clients are proving "stickier" than private clients, who are still taking flight from investments such as hedge funds.

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  • And the site is "stickier," meaning that customers spend more time on the Spanish site than on English site, said Ms. Hawks.

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  • These products, which are mainly sold to wealthy individuals, have been crucial to Man Group's asset growth, and are considered "stickier" than investments in open-ended funds because investors must pay termination fees to cash out before the notes mature.

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  • In cases such as Northern Rock, they thought their sources of funds -- including some deposits, in that case -- were "stickier" than they turned out to be.

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