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synonyms for desiccated

  • dehydrate
  • deplete
  • devitalize
  • divest
  • drain
  • dry
  • evaporate
  • exsiccate
  • parch
  • sear
  • shrivel
  • wither
  • anhydrate
  • dry up
  • wizen
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antonyms for desiccated

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

The margins of survival in this desiccated land must be as thin as knives.
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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.
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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.
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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
I started breaking off chunks of this desiccated Martian vegetation, and my companion caught the idea and brought in an armful.
A MARTIAN ODYSSEYSTANLEY GRAUMAN WEINBAUM
And is the desiccated or dry malt extract to be preferred to the ordinary sticky article?
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When he removed his cigar, his face looked smaller than ever, as though desiccated by the fumes of the tobacco.
THE FRUIT OF THE TREEEDITH WHARTON
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WORDS RELATED TO DESICCATED

  • dehydrated
  • desiccated
  • dry
  • preserved
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