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desiccated

See definition of desiccated on Dictionary.com
  • as indried
  • as indry
  • as inmoistureless
  • as inrainless

synonyms for desiccated

  • dehydrated
  • dry
  • preserved
  • arid
  • bare
  • barren
  • dehydrated
  • dusty
  • parched
  • stale
  • torrid
  • baked
  • depleted
  • desert
  • desiccant
  • drained
  • evaporated
  • exhausted
  • impoverished
  • sapped
  • sear
  • shriveled
  • anhydrous
  • athirst
  • bald
  • dried-up
  • droughty
  • hard
  • juiceless
  • not irrigated
  • rainless
  • sapless
  • thirsty
  • unmoistened
  • waterless
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How to use desiccated in a sentence

All of it, the fear, the fury, the exhaustion, the endless mundanity, the necessity of swallowing my own emotions and desires as best I could to care for my children, left me feeling like a husk, feather-light and desiccated.
HOW I LOST MYSELF TO MOTHERHOODKATIE GUTIERREZMAY 21, 2022TIME
With thousands of years of pressure, plus dehydrating salt in the soil, their feces turned into non-smelly, desiccated samples with biomolecules still intact.
ANCIENT POOP PROVES THAT HUMANS HAVE ALWAYS LOVED BEER AND CHEESEELANA SPIVACKOCTOBER 16, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
You’ve experienced desiccated soil if water has ever pooled around the base of your houseplants instead of soaking down to its roots.
QUICK AND DIRTY TIPS TO MAKE SURE YOUR PLANTS LOVE THE SOIL THEY’RE INELLEN AIRHARTOCTOBER 7, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The margins of survival in this desiccated land must be as thin as knives.
I WAS A BAD DOG OWNER. DON’T BE LIKE ME.KATE SIBERMAY 11, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
The Mastcam-Z will take in panoramic vistas that will help researchers get oriented, so they can tell if they’re looking at stones in a dried-up stream, a long-defunct volcanic vent, or a desiccated river delta.
WAS THERE EVER LIFE ON MARS? PERSEVERANCE’S SHERLOC LASER SNIFFS FOR MICROSCOPIC CLUESCHARLIE WOODMARCH 11, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The ash beneath the stones where the eggs were found was only slightly moist; one clump of eggs was partially desiccated.
THE AMPHIBIANS AND REPTILES OF MICHOACN, MXICOWILLIAM E. DUELLMAN
The road and the buildings look dry and desiccated, the harbour rather weary and end of the world.
SEA AND SARDINIAD. H. LAWRENCE
Heaps of the books that have been written about the Bible are desiccated to the last grain of their dust.
THE VOICE OF THE MACHINESGERALD STANLEY LEE
The Seine no longer rolls its waves under Harfleur; and the desiccated harbor is now seen as a verdant meadow.
ACCOUNT OF A TOUR IN NORMANDY, VOL. I. (OF 2)DAWSON TURNER
Frequently the child will scratch them off with the finger nails before they are entirely desiccated.
THE EUGENIC MARRIAGE, VOLUME IV. (OF IV.)GRANT HAGUE
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WORDS RELATED TO DESICCATED

  • dehydrated
  • desiccated
  • dry
  • preserved
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.