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1. desiccate

verb. ['ˈdɛsəkeɪt'] remove water from.

Synonyms

  • dehydrate
  • dry out

Antonyms

  • stimulating
  • intoxicated
  • tearful

Etymology

  • desicco (Latin)

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Rhymes with Desiccate

  • dislocate
  • paquet
  • placate
  • prevaricate
  • reallocate
  • relocate
  • vacate
  • vindicate

How do you pronounce desiccate?

Pronounce desiccate as ˈdɛsəkeɪt.

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Sentences with desiccate


1. Verb, base form
Over time the heat of the sun can stiffen and desiccate paint.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
These natural elements desiccate evergreen foliage, damage bark and kill or injure young branches.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Cold northern winters dehydrate soil and desiccate plants.

2. desiccate

verb. ['ˈdɛsəkeɪt'] preserve by removing all water and liquids from.

Synonyms

  • preserve
  • keep

Antonyms

  • nonalcoholic
  • fancy
  • productive

Etymology

  • desicco (Latin)

3. desiccate

adjective. ['ˈdɛsəkeɪt'] lacking vitality or spirit; lifeless.

Synonyms

  • dull
  • desiccated

Antonyms

  • dryness
  • humidify
  • sweet

Etymology

  • desicco (Latin)

4. desiccate

verb. ['ˈdɛsəkeɪt'] lose water or moisture.

Synonyms

  • dehydrate
  • dry
  • dry up
  • dry out

Antonyms

  • hydrate
  • sugary
  • humorless
  • stay

Etymology

  • desicco (Latin)
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