To desiccate him in my laboratory with the quasi certainty of resuscitating him after the restoration of peace.
And aint I the owner of that news, and should I not desiccate it if I can?
The effect of that would be to desiccate the human species in human conceit.
Another effect of the over heating of the stove is to desiccate or parch the air, and to render it irritating when breathed.
desiccate des·ic·cate (děs'ĭ-kāt')
v. des·ic·cat·ed, des·ic·cat·ing, des·ic·cates
To dry thoroughly; render free from moisture.
To remove the moisture from something or dry it thoroughly. ◇ A desiccator is a container that removes moisture from the air within it. ◇ A desiccator contains a desiccant, a substance that traps or absorbs water molecules. Some desiccants include silica gel (silicon dioxide), calcium sulfate (dehydrated gypsum), calcium oxide (calcined lime), synthetic molecular sieves (porous crystalline aluminosilicates), and dried clay.