Dry synonyms

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The definition of arid is land that does not have enough water to support the growth of plants.
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Of a battery, empty of charge; discharged.
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Dried out from extreme heat:
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Suffering from dehydration.
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Without rain.
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Having little or no moisture
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Bare is defined as a lack of clothing or refers to something that is empty of its usual contents.
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Given to using sarcasm:
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The definition of cynical is having a belief that people only do things to serve their own needs.
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Having little or no moisture
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Having a flat heel or no heel
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(Archaic) dry; thirsty
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Without water, especially water of crystallization.
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That keeps out water completely; esp., treated with rubber, plastic, etc. so that water will not penetrate
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(Of external clothing) waterproof
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Using or based on data that are readily quantified or verified:
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Collapsed in size.
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Drying
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Barren and uninhabited; desolate:
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Timeworn; stale:
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(Figuratively, of a person etc.) lacking vivacity
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Not having been moistened.
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Withered; dry:
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Relating to or being uranium whose fissionable isotope uranium 235 has been mostly removed, consisting primarily of the remaining isotope uranium 238.
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Having little or no moisture
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Alternative form of bone-dry.
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Eager; longing (for a thing)
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The definition of boring is something for making holes.
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Arousing little or no interest; boring or uneventful.
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Boring, monotonous, time consuming, wearisome.
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The definition of satirical is something that uses or contains satire, which is humor or irony that is sarcastic or ridiculing.
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So slight as to be difficult to detect or describe; elusive:
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Done with, and marked by, artful and dexterous secrecy; subtle; as, a sly trick.
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Suggestive of the sea or sailing life.
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Characterized by self-restraint; reserved:
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(Idiomatic) To sober up; to cease to be drunk.
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To dry out thoroughly.
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The definition of wry is a mocking, biting or sarcastic sort of humor, or an unpleasant facial expression used to indicate displeasure.
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To remove volatile liquid from a substance by sublimation (normally under vacuum) from the frozen state
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To dry up or cause to dry up.
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Lacking water; dry.
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Without juice or sap.
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Devoid of something specified:
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Causing thirst; giving one a need to drink.
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Marked by coincidence or by a curious or striking juxtaposition of events
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The definition of humorous is funny or comical.
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Disdainfully or humorously sneering or sarcastic
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Having restrictions on alcoholic liquors
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(Biology) Relating to a virus that infects bacterial cells but rarely causes lysis:
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The definition of abstinent is a person who chooses to refrain from some behavior, especially one that he might otherwise desire.
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Sparingly used; used with temperance or moderation. [First attested in the mid 17th century.]
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Not bright, garish, or flashy; quiet; plain
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Available only to certain authorized groups of people
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Having restrictions on alcoholic liquors
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Extending continuously in the same direction without curving:
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(Informal) Entire; complete
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To become dry
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To preserve food by removing water from it:
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To evaporate is defined as to turn from a liquid into a gas, or to stop existing.
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(Intransitive) To become wrinkled.
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(Intransitive, figuratively) To lose vigour or power; to languish; to pass away.
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To wilt is to get weak.
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To rub, move, or pass (a cloth, for example) over a surface.
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(Intransitive) To flow gradually.
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Alternative form of air-dry.
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To dry by soaking up the wet liquid, as with blotting paper
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To wash, moisten, or absorb with a sponge.
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To dry by using a towel.
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To dry or roast (corn, for example) by exposing to heat.
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To scorch is to burn or heat until blackened or withered, or to attack fiercely.
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To condense is to make something shorter or more concentrated, or to cause to change from a gas or vapor to a liquid.
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To collect or focus (one's thoughts, efforts, etc.)
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To remove a resource from; deplete:
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To subject to intense heat; to parch, to roast.
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To become dry
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Of an object, etc, covered with or impregnated with liquid.
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Slightly wet; damp:
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Being in a state between dry and wet; moderately wet; moist.
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Hoarse; rough-sounding
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Lacking concealing elements.
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Characterized by such comedy
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Free from live bacteria or other microorganisms:
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Making or given to making amusing jokes or witticisms:
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The definition of witty is someone or something that is funny and clever.
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To unburden; relieve:
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Growing or living in sandy areas.
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Very dry. Used of champagne.
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Causing to desiccate, dry
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Without water or moisture.
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Amusingly odd or whimsically comical.
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Not nourishing; barren
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(UK) extremely low as to be competitive.
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The definition of monotonous is having little or no variety.
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Commonplace, dull and ordinary
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Charmingly odd, especially in an old-fashioned way:
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Abbreviation of secant
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(Informal) Attractive or stylish:
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Disposed to or marked by artful and cunning practices; tricky.
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Of, pertaining to, or having dry or desertlike conditions
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(Medicine) dry
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A long term lack of rainfall or moisture.
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The process of losing or removing water or moisture.
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An act or occurrence of desiccating
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The quality or state of being dry
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(Medicine) dryness
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To dry, or make dry.
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To remove moisture from (the air, etc.)
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To rise and become stable. Used of prices.
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To scorch or burn the surface of
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Simple past tense and past participle of wither.
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To cause to wither, shrivel, or dry up.
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Arousing or holding the attention or interest of someone.
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The definition of lively is moving quickly, full of life or full of spirit.
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Not tiring or ceasing; indefatigable or persistent:
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Full of juice; containing much juice; succulent
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moistureless
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Containing too much water; diluted:
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Full of water vapor; damp; moist
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Drenched with water, or other liquid.
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Saturated or sodden with moisture; soaked:
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(Figuratively) To absorb; to drain.
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To salivate in anticipation of food:
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To make damp or moist; to make slightly wet.
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Abrasive; tending to annoy
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Unpleasantly coarse and rough to the touch:
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Afflicted by a dry, quite harsh voice.
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That jars (clashes or disagrees); incongruous, conflictful.
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Rasping; grating
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Not polished; uncut; said of a gem.
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Making squawking sounds.
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The definition of strident is something loud, harsh-sounding or shrill.
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Sharp and harsh in expressing oneself.
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Tasting Sour or bitter.
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Causing, or connected with, acetification; as, acetous fermentation.
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Acid is defined as something that has a sour taste, or something that has a pH of less than 7 in chemistry.
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Somewhat sarcastic
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Having the sharp, acid taste of lemon juice, vinegar, green fruit, etc.
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Having a tang, or pleasantly sharp flavor
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The definition of tart is something that has a sharp or sour taste.
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The definition of bald is to have an absence of hair.
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The definition of plain is clearly understood, obvious, simple or not complicated.
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(--- Biology) Having no divisions or branches; not compound:
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Without adornment or embellishment; simple or plain.
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Pure, natural, unmodified (especially in the phrase "unvarnished truth").
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Not feeling pain; not liable to suffering; insensible
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Of, or relating to facts only; literal, realistic
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Reasoned and objective, involving reason or intellect rather than feelings.
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Free of disease-causing microbes.
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Dull in color; gray or pallid
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The definition of drab is a boring or dull person or thing.
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Confined to or by the earth or earthly things
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Lacking taste or flavor; without seasoning, spice, or discernible qualities of taste.
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Not exceptional; not worthy of special merit, attention, or interest; having no vitality
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That never had life; inanimate
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Lacking distinction, radiance, or vitality; dull:
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Of, relating to, or made for pedestrians:
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Lacking spirit, energy, or vigor; listless; depressed
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Solidly built; stocky.
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Not inspired; lacking spirit, creativity, zest, etc.; dull
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(Poetic) Dreary.
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Dismal; bleak.
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Lacking variety or excitement; dull; boring.
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Annoying; irksome
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Causing weariness
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Causing physical or mental fatigue; tedious or tiresome.
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Causing weariness; tiresome.
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To make or become free of moisture.
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To cover or fill with a thick layer, as of compacted matter:
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To build, treat, or cover with hard, strong conglomerate construction material.
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To come together so as to form a whole or produce a result:
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To grow hard; harden.
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Petrify is to change organic matter into something stone like, or to cause extreme fear.
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To fix at a given amount:
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No longer wet:
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Disagreeable to the sense of hearing
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Having a taste characteristic of that produced by acids
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With little or no emotion or expression
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With little or no emotion or expression
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Without a break or opening; completely or continuously:
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To make or become moist
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Given to the use of irony; sarcastic.
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Charged with phlegm.
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(Intransitive) To cease to exist; to disappear
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Dry; having run out of water.
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Synonym Study

  • Arid implies an abnormal, intense dryness, esp. with reference to a region or climate, and strongly implies barrenness or lifelessness an arid waste, arid prose
  • Dry suggests a lack or insufficiency of moisture, in either a favorable or unfavorable sense, and hence figuratively connotes a lack of life or spirit a dry climate, a dry river bed, a dry lecture
Find another word for dry. In this page you can discover 218 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for dry, like: arid, drained, parched, desiccated, dehydrated, rainless, not irrigated, bare, baked, sarcastic and cynical.