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dry
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 13
1. To make dry; to free from water, or from moisture of any kind, and by any means; to exsiccate; as, to dry the eyes; to dry one's tears; the wind dries the earth; to dry a wet cloth; to dry hay.
Part of Speech: superlative
1. Of vegetable matter: Free from juices or sap; not succulent; not green; as, dry wood or hay.
2. Of animals: Not giving milk; as, the cow is dry.
3. Of persons: Thirsty; needing drink.
4. Of the eyes: Not shedding tears.
5. Of certain morbid conditions, in which there is entire or comparative absence of moisture; as, dry gangrene; dry catarrh.
6. Destitute of that which interests or amuses; barren; unembellished; jejune; plain.
8. Exhibiting a sharp, frigid preciseness of execution, or the want of a delicate contour in form, and of easy transition in coloring.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To grow dry; to become free from wetness, moisture, or juice; as, the road dries rapidly.
3. To evaporate wholly; to be exhaled; - said of moisture, or a liquid; - sometimes with up; as, the stream dries, or dries up.
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