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English adjective: adust

1. adust dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight

SamplesA vast desert all adust.
Land lying baked in the heat.
Parched soil.
The earth was scorched and bare.
Sunbaked salt flats.

Synonymsbaked, parched, scorched, sunbaked



2. adust burned brown by the sun

SamplesOf an adust complexion.

Similarbrunet, brunette

Domain usagearchaicism, archaism

Antonymsblond, blonde, light-haired

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