Vocabulary Builder

Vocabulary Builder

    Improve Your Writing

  • Boost your vocabulary
  • See words in the context of real sentences
  • Learn by association and by definition
  • Master a new lexicon!

Get Started Below

Vocabulary Word

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.

More Vocab Words

::: jettison - throw overboard (from a ship or plane)
::: apprehend - arrest (a criminal); dread; perceive; N. apprehension
::: hurtle - crash; rush; move with great speed; Ex. hurtling runaway train
::: component - element; ingredient
::: pliant - flexible; easily influenced
::: mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
::: remittance - remitting of money; amount of money remitted
::: skulduggery - (skullduggery) dishonest behavior or action; Ex. skulduggery in the election
::: obsolete - outmoded; no longer used
::: musty - stale (in odor or taste); spoiled by age; CF. moist