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    #1

    The bottle got moist and the glue lost its stickiness

    (Talking about a medicine bottle)

    The bottle got moist and the glue lost its stickiness. That's why the label came off.

    Do you refer to it as the glue?
    Not a teacher.

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    #2

    Re: The bottle got moist and the glue lost its stickiness

    I'd use "wet/damp". Yes, it's called glue.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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