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English verb: dry up

1. dry up (change) lose water or moisture


SamplesIn the desert, you get dehydrated very quickly.


Synonymsdehydrate, desiccate, exsiccate


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


Broader (hypernym)dry, dry out


Antonymshydrate

2. dry up (change) dry up and shrivel due to complete loss of moisture


SamplesA mummified body was found.


Synonymsmummify


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)shrink, shrivel, shrivel up, wither


Verb groupmummify









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