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English adjective: desiccate

1. desiccate 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.


Synonymsarid, desiccated


Similardull


Antonymslively


English verb: desiccate

1. desiccate (change) preserve by removing all water and liquids from


SamplesCarry dehydrated food on your camping trip.


Synonymsdehydrate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)keep, preserve

2. desiccate (change) remove water from


SamplesAll this exercise and sweating has dehydrated me.


Synonymsdehydrate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)dry, dry out

3. desiccate (change) lose water or moisture


SamplesIn the desert, you get dehydrated very quickly.


Synonymsdehydrate, dry up, exsiccate


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)dry, dry out


Antonymshydrate









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