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synonyms for desiccate

  • dehydrate
  • deplete
  • devitalize
  • divest
  • drain
  • dry
  • evaporate
  • exsiccate
  • parch
  • sear
  • shrivel
  • wither
  • anhydrate
  • dry up
  • wizen
See also synonyms for: desiccated / desiccation

antonyms for desiccate

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  • dampen
  • expand
  • fill
  • grow
  • moisten
  • soak
  • wet
  • moisturize
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How to use desiccate in a sentence

Over time, the liner paper or waxed paper will absorb moisture from the flower, gradually desiccating it.
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The combination of high heat and low humidity will further desiccate the landscape, sucking moisture out of the ground and making it ripe to rapidly burn.
YET ANOTHER MAJOR HEAT WAVE IS SET TO ROAST THE WESTERN U.S. AND CANADA BY THE WEEKENDMATTHEW CAPPUCCIJULY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
And aint I the owner of that news, and should I not desiccate it if I can?
MOLLY BROWN'S POST-GRADUATE DAYSNELL SPEED
To desiccate him in my laboratory with the quasi certainty of resuscitating him after the restoration of peace.
THE MAN WITH THE BROKEN EAREDMOND ABOUT
Another effect of the over heating of the stove is to desiccate or parch the air, and to render it irritating when breathed.
COOLEY'S PRACTICAL RECEIPTS, VOLUME IIARNOLD COOLEY
The effect of that would be to desiccate the human species in human conceit.
MARSE HENRY (VOL. 2)HENRY WATTERSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DESICCATE

  • cotton-mouth
  • desiccate
  • drain
  • dry
  • dry out
  • dry up
  • evaporate
  • exsiccate
  • parch
  • sear
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.