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Word: desiccate

Definition: dry up


Sentences Containing 'desiccate'

In vintages where the climate conditions are favorable, the grapes maybe left on the vine to desiccate and further concentrate the sugars well into January.
The intertidal zone is periodically exposed to sun and wind, which desiccate barnacles, which need to be well adapted to water loss.
When found inside, they are typically near a source of moisture such as a bathroom or laundry because they desiccate easily.

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