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Synonyms for desiccate
ˈdɛs ɪˌkeɪtdes·ic·cate

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  1. desiccateverb

    Synonyms:
    dehydrate, parch

    Antonyms:
    wet, moisturize, moisten

  2. desiccateverb

    to dry

    Synonyms:
    parch, dehydrate

    Antonyms:
    wet, moisten, moisturize

  3. desiccateverb

    to preserve by drying

    Synonyms:
    dehydrate, parch

    Antonyms:
    wet, moisturize, moisten

Princeton's WordNet

  1. arid, desiccate, desiccatedverb

    lacking vitality or spirit; lifeless

    "a technically perfect but arid performance of the sonata"; "a desiccate romance"; "a prissy and emotionless creature...settles into a mold of desiccated snobbery"-C.J.Rolo

    Synonyms:
    desiccated, waterless, dried-out, arid, dehydrated, dried

    Antonyms:
    lively

  2. dehydrate, desiccateverb

    preserve by removing all water and liquids from

    "carry dehydrated food on your camping trip"

    Synonyms:
    dehydrate, dry up, exsiccate

    Antonyms:
    lively

  3. dehydrate, desiccateverb

    remove water from

    "All this exercise and sweating has dehydrated me"

    Synonyms:
    dehydrate, dry up, exsiccate

    Antonyms:
    lively

  4. exsiccate, dehydrate, dry up, desiccateverb

    lose water or moisture

    "In the desert, you get dehydrated very quickly"

    Synonyms:
    mummify, dehydrate, dry up, exsiccate

    Antonyms:
    lively

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. desiccateverb

    Synonyms:
    dry, exsiccate, dry up, make dry

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