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Synonyms for bone-dry

having little or no liquid or moisture

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Synonyms for bone-dry

without a trace of moisture


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During some winters, rainwater pools in the normally bone-dry lakebed and freezes into thin rafts of floating ice.
Costing PS15.99 from Naked Wines, it wowed FIFA big wigs at the 2010 World Cup with its concentrated, bone-dry complexity and butterscotch, citrus and spice flavours.
What if these aerial flames fall on bone-dry moorlands, forestry, ripe cereal and hay fields , gorseland surrounding Welsh homes or even petrol stations?
There, Chenin Blanc is sometimes bone-dry (as in the Savennieres region), sometimes a little off-dry (Vouvray leans that way), but never too sweet.
Before long hits such as Just Dance and Poker Face helped make her one of the most famous people on the planet, but as anyone who saw her on The Graham Norton Show the other week will testify, she's also a quick-witted celeb with a bone-dry sense of humour.
This discovery debunked beliefs held since the return of the first Apollo rocks that the moon was bone-dry.
The 82% is akin to a bone-dry Manzanilla sherry or Islay Malt Whisky.
Many businesses in the city shuttered as authorities closed bridges over the Santa Catarina river, usually bone-dry but surging on Friday.
You would think that bone-dry areas like Southern California need that $2.8 million a lot more than we do.
YOU'LL be shaken and stirred as award-wining comedy duo Maggie Fox and Sue Ryding get into Bondage in this pacey pastiche as refreshing as a twist of lemon in a bone-dry Martini.
Rogers explains, "The nozzle should be pointed down, following the brush, to avoid frizz." Make sure hair is bone-dry before moving on to another section.
* The Bottle: The unusual rose (AU$17 with tax), a blend of two rare German cultivars (Trollinger and Lemberger), is bone-dry and goes well with spicy cuisine or seafood.
I was shocked by the difference between the picture I had in my head and the one that I was seeing before me--grey bone-dry land, scattered with old Russian tanks and pieces of cars and lorries.
And Jennifer Saunders returned to the bone-dry comedy well that is Absolutely Fabulous.