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Synonyms for dry

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dry up: to make or become no longer active or productive

Synonyms for dry

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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References in classic literature ?
These I set up to dry within my circle or hedge, and when they were fit for use I carried them to my cave; and here, during the next season, I employed myself in making, as well as I could, a great many baskets, both to carry earth or to carry or lay up anything, as I had occasion; and though I did not finish them very handsomely, yet I made them sufficiently serviceable for my purpose; thus, afterwards, I took care never to be without them; and as my wicker-ware decayed, I made more, especially strong, deep baskets to place my corn in, instead of sacks, when I should come to have any quantity of it.
I employed myself in planting my second rows of stakes or piles, and in this wicker-working all the summer or dry season, when another business took me up more time than it could be imagined I could spare.
By crossing the stirrups, and riding Arab-like with our legs bent up, we contrived to keep tolerably dry.
When infrared radiation is used to heat or dry moist materials, the radiation impinges the exposed material and penetrates it and then the energy of radiation converts into heat [7].
A large number of people are seen all the time at dry fruit shops and
The drying results are not always satisfactory with the material often left incompletely dry.
The MC of each section was determined applying the oven dry method.
The Silver awards went to: Ayioklima Xynisteri White Dry (2014 C.
The suspended powder-like or particulate ingredients are brought into very close contact with the hot, dry air, resulting in a very efficient, fast, and even drying process.
5 : no longer liquid or sticky <The paint is dry.
To deal with bountiful crops of hard-to-preserve eggplant, she figured out how to cut eggplant into strips, soak them in a salt/lemon juice solution and dry them into pastalike strands.
Air temperatures and volumes controlled to dry chips to specified levels and prevent melting or fusing.
The Earth is cold and dry until it rains, and the cold moist Water fills in the space of dry.
All that dry firing isn't necessary to make sure a weapon isn't loaded.