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Word: desiccate

Definition: dry up


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::: nourish - provide with food necessary for life and growth
::: breadth - width; extent
::: epistemologist - philosopher who studies the nature of knowledge; N. epistemology
::: gibe - mock; make jeering remarks; N: jeering remarks
::: gloss_over - explain away with the intention of deceiving or hiding faults
::: perturb - disturb greatly
::: execute - put into effect; carry out; kill as a lawful punishment; N. execution
::: exploit - brave and successful act; deed or action, particularly a brave deed; CF. crossing the Atlantic ocean
::: irrepressible - unable to be restrained or held back; impossible to hold back
::: veneer - thin surface layer (of good quality wood, glued to a base of inferior material); cover; surface show; fa\c{c}ade; V.