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  Definition of Desiccate
  1. lose water or moisture; "In the desert, you get dehydrated very quickly"
  2. remove water from; "All this exercise and sweating has dehydrated me"
  3. preserve by removing all water and liquids from; "carry dehydrated food on your camping trip"
  4. lacking vitality or spirit; lifeless; "a technically perfect but arid performance of the sonata"; "a desiccate romance"; "a prissy and emotionless creature...settles into a mold of desiccated snobbery"-C.J.Rolo
Similar Words: dehydrate, dry up, arid, desiccated

 

Derivational Morphology: dehydration, desiccation, desiccant, drying agent, drier, sicative, drying up, evaporation

 

Anagrams: Astacidae, acid test

 

 
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