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- 1. arid, waterless, dry (vs. wet)
- usage: lacking sufficient water or rainfall; "an arid climate"; "a waterless well"; "miles of waterless country to cross"
- 2. arid, desiccate, desiccated, dull (vs. lively)
- usage: lacking vitality or spirit; lifeless; "a technically perfect but arid performance of the sonata"; "a desiccate romance"; "a prissy and emotionless creature...settles into a mold of desiccated snobbery"-C.J.Rolo
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