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  • 61 DRY — donryu [rat] * * * dry drī adj, dri·er drī( ə)r; dri·est drī əst 1) marked by the absence or scantiness of secretions, effusions, or other forms of moisture 2) of a cough not accompanied by the raising of mucus or phlegm dry vb, dried; dry·ing …

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  • 62 dry — [1] For paint, to lose its wetness often to the place where the surface is not even tacky. [2] For bearings, to lack grease or other lubricant. Also see air dry air dry hard dry surface dry touch dry …

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  • 63 dry up — Synonyms and related words: Sanforize, air dry, anhydrate, attenuate, bake, be consumed, be used up, blot, brush, burn, consume, cure, dehumidify, dehydrate, desiccate, devitalize, diminish, drain, droop, dry, dummy up, emacerate, emaciate,… …

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  • 64 dry — adj. to go, run dry (the well ran dry) * * * [draɪ] run dry (the well ran dry) to go …

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  • 65 DRY — (Roget s Thesaurus II) Index dry adjective absorbent, dry (2), thirsty verb dry, dry up wet noun branch, drink, drool, drop …

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  • 66 dry — 1. adjective 1) the dry desert Syn: arid, parched, waterless, dehydrated, desiccated, withered, shrivelled, wizened 2) a dry debate Syn: dull, uninteresting, boring …

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  • 67 dry — draɪ v. wipe dry, make dry; become dry adj. not wet; thirsty; lacking rain; withered, parched; not giving milk (of animals); not near water; not sweet (of wine); against alcohol or the sale of alcohol (in the USA during prohibition) …

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  • 68 dry —    1. prohibiting or not offering the sale of intoxicants    It does not mean that, in a dry canteen, no potable fluid is available. See also wet2.    2. wanting an alcoholic drink    Usually of a person wanting beer, with a pretence of… …

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  • 69 dry — adj 1. dried, dehydrated, desiccated, exsiccated, evaporated, Chem. anhydrous; juiceless, sapless, undampened, unmoistened, dried up, dried out, arid, sear, parched, rainless, droughty; thirsty, unwatered, waterless, bare, barren, fruitless,… …

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  • 70 dry up — phrasal verb Word forms dry up : present tense I/you/we/they dry up he/she/it dries up present participle drying up past tense dried up past participle dried up 1) [intransitive/transitive] if something dries up or is dried up, all the water… …

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  • 71 dry —   Malo o.   Also: āpa a, āpa apa a, kaula i, kōka a, pāmalō, mae, māhāhā, anoa, panoa, ūpē, e e, ōlino, wīka o, ponanā, konekonea, mōka oka o, malo ohāhā, malōhāhā, pīka o, poka o, ka o, kō ā. Rack for drying, haka kaula i.    ♦ Dry rot, mūnō,… …

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  • 72 dry — see you never miss the water till the well runs dry sow dry and set wet put your trust in God, and keep your powder dry …

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  • 73 dry up — verb 1. lose water or moisture (Freq. 2) In the desert, you get dehydrated very quickly • Syn: ↑exsiccate, ↑dehydrate, ↑desiccate • Ant: ↑hydrate (for: ↑ …

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  • 74 dry up — verb a) To become dry; to lose water. Ill go shopping when it dries up. b) To cause to become dry. The bankruptcy rumor dried up his sales …

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  • 75 dry — 1. adjective /draɪ/ a) Free from liquid or moisture. Could you hand me a dry towel? b) Free of water in any state; anhydrous My throat feels itchy and dry. Syn …

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  • 76 dry up — UK US dry up Phrasal Verb with dry({{}}/draɪ/ verb (dries, drying, dried, dried) ► [I] to no longer exist or be available: »Their wholesale business has largely dried up. »Money is drying up for people seeking home equity loans or lines of credit …

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  • 77 Dry — Original name in latin Dry Name in other language Dry State code FR Continent/City Europe/Paris longitude 47.79612 latitude 1.7133 altitude 91 Population 1256 Date 2012 01 18 …

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  • 78 dry up — (Roget s Thesaurus II) I verb 1. To make or become no longer fresh or shapely because of loss of moisture: mummify, sear, shrivel, wither, wizen. See DRY. 2. To make or become no longer active or productive: deplete, desiccate, give out, play out …

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  • 79 dry\ up — v 1. To become dry. The reservoir dried up during the four month drought. 2. To disappear or vanish as if by evaporating. The Senator s influence dried up when he was voted out of office. 3. slang To stop talking. Often used as a command. Dry up! …

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  • 80 dry — I. a. 1. Free from moisture, dried. 2. Arid, parched. 3. Thirsty, craving drink. 4. Uninteresting, barren, dull, jejune, meagre, tame, vapid, dreary, tiresome, tedious, unembellished, plain. 5. Sarcastic, severe, sly, keen, sharp. II. v. a.… …

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