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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dry up: to make or become no longer active or productive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 ?
The half of October, the whole of November, December, and January, and the half of February - dry, the sun being then to the south of the line.
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.
It is a marvel I was not drowned; for when I was brought to a stand at last, my legs shook under me, and my mouth was so dry, I must wet it with the sea-water before I was able to shout.
At night we had some difficulty in finding amidst the swamps, a dry place for our bivouac.
The hovel was here remarkably neat, the posts and rafters being made of about a dozen dry thistle-stalks bound together with thongs of hide; and by the support of these Ionic-like columns, the roof and sides were thatched with reeds.
But they eat, I observe, a very large proportion of fat, which is of a less animalized nature; and they particularly dislike dry meat, such as that of the Agouti.
By crossing the stirrups, and riding Arab-like with our legs bent up, we contrived to keep tolerably dry. It was nearly dark when we arrived at the Salado; the stream was deep, and about forty yards wide; in summer, however, its bed becomes almost dry, and the little remaining water nearly as salt as that of the sea.
On one occasion, having continued to float at night, after the moon was down, they ran under a great snag, or sunken tree, with dry branches above the water.
Cockscomb, statice, baby's breath, salvia, and strawflower are among the easiest for beginners because they dry quickly (7 to 10 days) and retain their colors well.
[USPRwire, Fri Aug 30 2019] Dry onion produced by removing the moisture from the onion is gaining traction among consumers, restaurants and food chains.
[ClickPress, Fri Aug 30 2019] Dry onion produced by removing the moisture from the onion is gaining traction among consumers, restaurants and food chains.
The results showed that the mulberries become harder and stiffness increases if we dry them in microwave oven.
The dried fruit shops in federal capital city are witnessing tremendous rush of customers who want to buy variety of dried fruits as eating dry fruit is one of the favorite pass times of the people during the season.