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English adjective: desiccated

1. desiccated thoroughly dried out


SamplesOld boxes of desiccated Cuban cigars.
Dried-out boards beginning to split.


Synonymsdried-out


Similardry


Antonymswet

2. desiccated preserved by removing natural moisture


SamplesDried beef.
Dried fruit.
Dehydrated eggs.
Shredded and desiccated coconut meat.


Synonymsdehydrated, dried


Similarpreserved


Antonymsfresh

3. desiccated 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, desiccate


Similardull


Antonymslively









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