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drier

d rahy er

  • n  a substance that promotes drying (e.g., calcium oxide absorbs water and is used to remove moisture)
  • n  an appliance that removes moisture
  • a  free from liquid or moisture; lacking natural or normal moisture or depleted of water; or no longer wet
  • s  humorously sarcastic or mocking
  • a  lacking moisture or volatile components
  • a  opposed to or prohibiting the production and sale of alcoholic beverages
  • a  not producing milk
  • a  (of liquor) having a low residual sugar content because of decomposition of sugar during fermentation
  • a  without a mucous or watery discharge; a small child with a dry nose"
  • s  not shedding tears
  • s  lacking interest or stimulation; dull and lifeless
  • s  used of solid substances in contrast with liquid ones
  • s  unproductive especially of the expected results
  • s  having no adornment or coloration
  • s  (of food) eaten without a spread or sauce or other garnish
  • s  having a large proportion of strong liquor
  • s  lacking warmth or emotional involvement
  • s  practicing complete abstinence from alcoholic beverages; I happen to be teetotal"

  • Already precipitation patterns seem to be changing, making some drier areas like the arid American southwest even drier, and rainy regions even wetter.
  • Especially in the drier parts of the world such as the American Southwest, northern China amd the Middle East water recycling could be a way to allow development without .
  • The new lawn was more durable, and allowed Wimbledon's groundsmen to keep the soil underneath drier and firmer.
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  • Groucho Marx in USA Today
    If I were any drier, I'd be drowning,Groucho Marx says while caught in the rain in 1939's At the Circus, which was filled with puns and other wordplay.
  • Malcolm Turnbull in Melbourne Herald Sun
    The IPCC report is based on peer-reviewed published science, everything in there is well known to us, we know that there is the possibility or the probability of a hotter and drier future in southern Australia,Mr Turnbull told ABC radio....

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