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English adjective: arid

1. arid lacking sufficient water or rainfall


SamplesAn arid climate.
A waterless well.
Miles of waterless country to cross.


Synonymswaterless


Similardry


Antonymswet

2. arid lacking vitality or spirit; lifeless


SamplesA technically perfect but arid performance of the sonata.
A desiccate romance.
A prissy and emotionless creature...settles into a mold of desiccated snobbery.


Synonymsdesiccate, desiccated


Similardull


Antonymslively









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