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Desiccate

Des´ic`cate
v. t.1.To dry up; to deprive or exhaust of moisture; to preserve by drying; as, to desiccate fish or fruit.
[imp. & p. p. Desiccated; p. pr. & vb. n. Desiccating.]
v. i.1.To become dry.
Verb1.desiccate - preserve by removing all water and liquids from; "carry dehydrated food on your camping trip"
Synonyms: dehydrate
2.desiccate - remove water from; "All this exercise and sweating has dehydrated me"
Synonyms: dehydrate
3.desiccate - lose water or moisture; "In the desert, you get dehydrated very quickly"
Synonyms: dry up, dehydrate
Adj.1.desiccate - lacking vitality or spirit; lifeless; "a technically perfect but arid performance of the sonata"; "a desiccate romance"; "a prissy and emotionless creature...settles into a mold of desiccated snobbery"-C.J.Rolo
Synonyms: arid, desiccated
air-dry, anhydrate, bake, blast-freeze, blot, brine, brush, burn, corn, cure, decay, dehumidify, dehydrate, deplete, devitalize, diminish, divest, drain, droop, dry, dry up, dry-cure, dry-salt, embalm, evaporate, exhaust, exsiccate, fade, fade away, fire, flag, freeze, freeze-dry, fume, insolate, irradiate, jerk, kiln, kipper, languish, marinade, marinate, mummify, parch, pickle, pine, preservatize, quick-freeze, refrigerate, rub, salt, scorch, sear, season, shrink, shrivel, smoke, smoke-cure, soak up, sponge, stuff, sun, sun-dry, swab, torrefy, towel, weazen, wilt, wipe, wither, wizen
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