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bone dry

See definition of bone dry on Dictionary.com
  • as inarid
  • as inthirsty
  • as inanhydrous
  • as inbone-dry
  • as inmoistureless

synonyms for bone dry

  • barren
  • bone-dry
  • desert
  • dusty
  • parched
  • dry as a bone
  • dry as dust
  • moistureless
  • thirsty
  • waterless
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antonyms for bone dry

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  • fertile
  • productive
  • damp
  • humid
  • interested
  • lively
  • moist
  • spirited
  • wet
  • unenthusiastic
  • wet
  • satisfied
  • moist
  • unconcerned
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      How to use bone dry in a sentence

      The tears came so fast to Mrs. Pontellier's eyes that the damp sleeve of her peignoir no longer served to dry them.
      THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
      But Polavieja started his campaign with the immense advantage of having the whole of the dry season before him.
      THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
      Their method of curing the leaves was to air-dry them and then packing them until wanted for use.
      TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
      The smoke from her kitchen fire rose white as she put in dry sumac to give it a start.
      THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
      Turn we our backs to the cold gloomy north, to the wet windy west, to the dry parching east—on to the south!
      BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
      First of all, wrap a portion of damp newspaper round the roots, and then tie up with dry paper.
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      I saw this girl, eight or nine years old, all benumbed and nothing but skin and bone.
      THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
      In dry weather, they are now to be watered with lukewarm water softly showered upon them, between sunset and twilight.
      TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
      It is more advantageous to pluck the leaves when they are dry than when they are moist.
      TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
      At the door-step stood a woman in black, and she smiled largely, with dry chapped lips.
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      WORDS RELATED TO BONE DRY

      • anhydrous
      • arid
      • bone dry
      • dry as a bone
      • moistureless
      • parched
      • scorched
      • seared
      • sunbaked
      • waterless
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