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Synonyms for dried-up

Verb

1. exsiccate, dehydrate, dry up, desiccate, dry, dry out
usage: lose water or moisture; "In the desert, you get dehydrated very quickly"
2. mummify, dry up, shrivel, shrivel up, shrink, wither
usage: dry up and shrivel due to complete loss of moisture; "a mummified body was found"

Adjective

1. dried-up, sere, sear, shriveled, shrivelled, withered, dry (vs. wet)
usage: (used especially of vegetation) having lost all moisture; "dried-up grass"; "the desert was edged with sere vegetation"; "shriveled leaves on the unwatered seedlings"; "withered vines"
2. dried-up, dry (vs. wet)
usage: depleted of water; "a dried-up water hole"
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