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  • as inarid
  • as inparched
  • as inthirsty

synonyms for dry as dust

  • barren
  • bone-dry
  • desert
  • dusty
  • parched
  • dry as a bone
  • moistureless
  • thirsty
  • waterless
  • withered
  • thirsty
  • arid
  • burned
  • scorched
  • dehydrated
  • shriveled
  • cotton-mouth
  • dried out
  • dried up
  • waterless
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antonyms for dry as dust

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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 dry as dust 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
In the aperture of the window, amid piles of paper, stood a rickety old table, covered with dust.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
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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It was little better than coal dust, and would not carry a ball fifty paces to kill or wound.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Never mind the dust; I've turned it on to make believe we're going tremendously fast.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
He laid it upon the floor, and took out a plaster mask, and brushing and blowing off the saw-dust, held it up.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
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WORDS RELATED TO DRY AS DUST

  • barren
  • bone-dry
  • desert
  • dry as a bone
  • dry as dust
  • dusty
  • moistureless
  • parched
  • thirsty
  • waterless
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.