Synonyms for arid
Antonyms for arid
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ARID
Though the desert were arid on this side, it was her desert, and there in her tent must she abide.
He was accustomed to far higher temperatures on the arid planet that was his home.
One could not fancy a drop of moisture upon that arid surface.
Not a word or even a mutter assisted this short and arid handshake.
In the syllogistic system he found only subtlety and arid ingenuity.
What an impressive contrast to the arid physics of the time based also on Aristotle!
A pile of empty cans, symbol of the arid lands, lay beside the path.
She seemed to have found a way to the Dowager's arid heart, as her own son had not.
This system is in general use throughout the arid portions of the West.
But whether it was an arid desert or not he was unable to tell.
1650s, "dry, parched," from French aride (15c.) or directly from Latin aridus "dry, arid, parched," from arere "to be dry," from PIE root *as- "to burn, glow" (see ash (n.1)). Figurative sense of "uninteresting" is from 1827. Related: Aridly.