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Synonyms for adust

dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight

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burned brown by the sun

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The only reason Kant was not murdered was that his prospective murderer "was an amateur, who felt how little would be gained to the cause of good taste by murdering an old, arid, and adust metaphysician; there was no room for display, as the man could not possibly look more like a mummy when dead, than he had done alive" (125).
While it was "accepted that the integration of such women into Canadian society can be expected to be difficult," it was also assumed that with special assistance from the Canadian Government and sponsoring groups these women would eventually adust successfully (Employment and Immigration Canada, "Women at Risk -- Procedures and Guidelines," 1990, p.
High in front advanced, The brandished sword of God before them blazed Fierce as a comet; which with torrid heat, And vapour as the Libyan air adust, Began to parch that temperate clime; whereat In either hand the hastening angel caught Our lingering parents, and to the eastern gate Led them direct, and down the cliff as fast To the subjected plain; then disappeared.
Furthermore, there has been no recourse to lay-offs and unemployment to adust to the economic downturn in the early 1980s nor to the restructuring demanded by increased exposure to competition of the new global economy and complete European integration scheduled for 1992.
ADUST mites thrive on central heating and are almost impossible to get rid of.