desiccate

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Synonyms for desiccate

to make or become free of moisture

to make or become no longer active or productive

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preserve by removing all water and liquids from

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remove water from

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lose water or moisture

lacking vitality or spirit

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haageana), whose small, narrow leaves help the plant tolerate hot, dry weather and desiccating wind.
The vegetation for both the 5,000 s/f accessible and the 4,800 s/f rooftop sections were chosen for their ability to tolerate harsh conditions like desiccating winds, urban pollution, and strong solar radiation.
Soon after this, he would die (if not provided with water) and expire even quicker if exposed to the desiccating effects of hurricane winds (completely dried and mummified bodies have been found after desert sandstorms where individuals were unable to get help or water).
In their place was something much leaner, a sequence of sculptures that reflect a pared-down and desiccating vision, seemingly the residue of the artist's determination to probe and experiment.
Winsness continued, "The Tornado Generator technology is capable of nearly instantly grinding, desiccating and atomizing virtually anything that is fed to it - and it is cost-effective at small scales.