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thirsty

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alcohol-free

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dried out

drain

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  • drain
  • make dry
  • remove the water from
  • wipe
  • dab dry
  • rub dry

dehydrate

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dry out

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  • become sober
  • give up drinking
  • give up alcohol
  • go on the wagon
  • become teetotal
  • overcome alcoholism

dry up or out: become dry

Synonyms for dry

having little or no liquid or moisture

having little or no precipitation

needing or desiring drink

having a taste characteristic of that produced by acids

without addition, decoration, or qualification

with little or no emotion or expression

to make or become free of moisture

to make or become physically hard

dry up: to make or become no longer fresh or shapely because of loss of moisture

dry up: to make or become no longer active or productive

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a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages

become dry or drier

free from liquid or moisture

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humorously sarcastic or mocking

lacking moisture or volatile components

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opposed to or prohibiting the production and sale of alcoholic beverages

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not producing milk

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(of liquor) having a low residual sugar content because of decomposition of sugar during fermentation

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without a mucous or watery discharge

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not shedding tears

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lacking interest or stimulation

used of solid substances in contrast with liquid ones

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unproductive especially of the expected results

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having no adornment or coloration

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(of food) eaten without a spread or sauce or other garnish

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having a large proportion of strong liquor

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lacking warmth or emotional involvement

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practicing complete abstinence from alcoholic beverages

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