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  • as inpeter out
  • as inwaste
  • as indissipate

synonyms for run dry

  • abate
  • die out
  • ebb
  • evaporate
  • fade
  • recede
  • taper off
  • wane
  • come to nothing
  • diminish
  • drain
  • fail
  • give out
  • lessen
  • pall
  • rebate
  • run out
  • stop
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antonyms for run dry

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  • enhance
  • increase
  • rise
  • develop
  • grow
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How to use run dry in a sentence

Do not the widow's tears run down the cheek, and her cry against him that causeth them to fall?
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
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
A few, very few, little dots had run back over that green patch—the others had passed down into the world of darkness.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
But if what I told him were true, he was still at a loss how a kingdom could run out of its estate like a private person.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
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 controlling leaders being out of gear the machine did not run smoothly: there was nothing but friction and tension.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
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
When these last words of his were interpreted to her, she started, made as if she would run after him, but checked herself.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
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
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO RUN DRY

  • dispel
  • disperse
  • dissolve
  • drive away
  • evanesce
  • evaporate
  • melt away
  • run dry
  • scatter
  • spread
  • vanish
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