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adjective as in parched

adjective as in withered

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It will end up shriveled up, dried up, dead; rolled up in dirty gauze and tossed into a wastebasket, quickly forgotten.

On the southern, Uzbek side, however, the sea dried up that much faster.

His body is swept away with all the others, like a dried-up fly in a dusty corner.

Following the collapse of the Roman Empire, all of Europe faltered as trade and commerce dried up.

After the roles dried up, Petty turned to directing and, in 2008, helmed her feature directorial debut, The Poker House.

The riches of the unjust shall be dried up like a river, and shall pass away with a noise like a great thunder in rain.

They were followed by a little dried-up Italian army surgeon, who carried under his arm an ominous-looking black case.

And the rivers shall fail: the streams of the banks shall be diminished, and be dried up.

I have digged, and drunk water, and have dried up with the sole of my foot, all the rivers shut up in banks.

A drought upon her waters, and they shall be dried up: because it is a land of idols, and they glory in monstrous things.


On this page you'll find 399 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dried-up, such as: arid, bare, barren, dehydrated, dusty, and parched.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.