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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


Similardry


Antonymswet

2. adust burned brown by the sun


SamplesOf an adust complexion.


Similarbrunet, brunette


Domain usagearchaicism, archaism


Antonymsblond, blonde, light-haired









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