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dry

adjective

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1 marked by little or no precipitation or humidity
  • the dry climate of the American Southwest

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2 causing weariness, restlessness, or lack of interest
  • a very dry topic for a lecture at a museum of natural history

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dry

verb

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1 to make dry
  • the wind quickly dried their clothes

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2 to lose liveliness, force, or freshness
  • his creative talents were just drying on the vine in that small, provincial town

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dry

noun

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as in prohibitionist

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The first known use of dry was before the 12th century

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“Dry.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dry. Accessed 9 May. 2021.

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