dry


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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dry up: to make or become no longer active or productive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 ?
Sometimes it falls in the dry summer and sometimes in the wet rains--this one Night of the Tiger.
Between two of the sleepers still in position I and my companion observed the remnant of a plaid shawl, and examining it found that it was wrapped about the shoulders of the body of a woman, of which but little remained besides the bones, partly covered with fragments of clothing, and brown dry skin.
My dress is dry enough, but I won't feel real comfor'ble till I get my feet dried.
Still, for a country girl, that was not much of a feat, and as soon as she was safe ashore Dorothy drew off her wet shoes and stockings and spread them upon the sun-warmed beach to dry.
Try as he would, nevertheless the descent was noisy, and frequently he stopped, panting in the dry heat an d listening for any warning from beneath.
He licked the pollen and dust from his dry lips, stiffened himself, mind and body, and rode out into the blazing sunshine.
On the other hand he did not previously dry the plants or branches with the fruit; and this, as we have seen, would have caused some of them to have floated much longer.
The extremity of the tail of this snake is terminated by a point, which is very slightly enlarged; and as the animal glides along, it constantly vibrates the last inch; and this part striking against the dry grass and brushwood, produces a rattling noise, which can be distinctly heard at the distance of six feet.
And at the worst, I considered the sun would soon rise and dry my clothes.
A dry subject for a young lady, but an important subject too.
I reflected on this, and by touching the various branches, I discovered the cause and busied myself in collecting a great quantity of wood, that I might dry it and have a plentiful supply of fire.
His face was as sharp as a hatchet, and the skin of it was as yellow and dry and withered as an autumn leaf.
I found after I came about two miles up, that the tide did not flow any higher, and that it was no more than a little brook of running water, very fresh and good; but this being the dry season, there was hardly any water in some parts of it - at least not enough to run in any stream, so as it could be perceived.
Expatiating upon this learned and remarkable theory, and citing many curious statistical and other facts in its support, Sam Weller beguiled the time until they reached Dunchurch, where a dry postboy and fresh horses were procured; the next stage was Daventry, and the next Towcester; and at the end of each stage it rained harder than it had done at the beginning.
That honest wagoner is thinking of his dinner, getting sadly dry in the oven at this late hour; but he will not touch it till he has fed his horses,--the strong, submissive, meek-eyed beasts, who, I fancy, are looking mild reproach at him from between their blinkers, that he should crack his whip at them in that awful manner as if they needed that hint