Synonyms and Antonyms of desiccate
to deprive of emotional or intellectual vitality
- That historian's boring prose desiccates what is actually an exciting period in European history.
burn out, debilitate, do in, drain, enfeeble, exhaust, fatigue, sap, tucker (out), undermine, weaken, wear, wear out
daunt, demoralize, discourage, dishearten, dispirit
arouse, rouse, stir
charge, electrify, galvanize
excite, ferment, fire, foment, incite, inflame (also enflame), instigate, kindle, provoke, spark, trigger, whip (up)
abet, boost, buoy, cheer, embolden, fortify, hearten, inspire, lift
to make dry
- Add a cup of desiccated coconut to the mix.
bathe, deluge, douse (also dowse), drench, drown, flood, inundate, overflow, saturate, soak, sop, souse, waterlog
damp, dampen, humidify, moisten
dip, dunk, submerge, swamp