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    dried-up

    dried-up - Dictionary definition and meaning for word dried-up

    Definition
    (adj) (used especially of vegetation) having lost all moisture
    Synonyms : sear , sere , shriveled , shrivelled , withered
    Example Sentence
    • dried-up grass
    • the desert was edged with sere vegetation
    • shriveled leaves on the unwatered seedlings
    • withered vines
    Definition
    (adj) depleted of water
    Example Sentence
    • a dried-up water hole
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