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dried-up

[drahyd-uhp] /ˈdraɪdˈʌp/
adjective
1.
depleted of water or moisture; gone dry:
a dried-up water hole.
2.
shriveled with age; wizened:
a dried-up old mule skinner.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20
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Examples for dried-up
  • Pick off dried-up buds and flowers, spots where budworms may hide.
  • There's a note on the dresser, scrawled on hotel stationery with a dried-up hotel ball-point.
  • When the wind blows across the dried-up sea, it carries dust containing these toxic chemicals.
  • The first step in the process is rehydration of the dried-up cells.
  • Before me was a graveyard of ships, rotting and rusting in the dried-up seabed.
  • As the day wore on the streams of health and positiveness flowed once more in the dried-up channels, and she was her proper self.
  • Nor does this figure include the effect of fire on dried-up bogs.
  • The disease frequently attacks the base of the seedling and leaves a shriveled, dried-up stem at the base of the seedling.
  • Then, soybeans and other cash crops are seeded through the dried-up plant residue, which forms a surface mulch.
  • The disease frequently attacks the base of the seedling and leaves a shriveled dried-up stem at the base of the seedling.

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